Images of the fragile flora that bloom and fade across the surface of the earth.
Mary Bourne has made exquisite images of flowers, leaves and thorny branches in polished slate. The delicacy of the result defies the fierceness of the method. She sand-blasts the stone. The result is that the flowers and grasses seem not to be drawn on the slate, but embedded in it like fossils and they have the same delicate precision.Duncan MacMillan