These landscapes have been developed from patterns on a silk scarf that belonged to my mother. The Aloe Vera bodies either show their armoured desert skins or their dripping inners. There is a vase from my great aunt and there are cocktail sticks.
These are ghost gardens.
A flower print from seventy years ago is both part of a cultural imaginary of nature and my psychic geography of home. These are psycho-landscapes that entwine joy with eco-fear of damaged form and burnt futures.