INTO THE MOUNTAIN (2016 - 18)

A series of outdoor site-specific performances made in response to mountainous landscapes in the UK, Ireland and Europe recorded through photography and moving image. 

In these works Miller strives to create a dynamic between the physical and the metaphysical through using performance as a tool for transformation and female ascension. These subtle environmental provocations seek to question and inform our relation to land, whilst reclaiming the mountains back from the macho. By placing her body within the landscape, both interrupting and merging with the land, she surrenders to the earth as mother or lover. 

 

Materials: floor length mirror; mud

 

Second-hand clothes: beige hand made suit; beige heeled ankle boots; baby blue motorbike leathers; blue heeled ankle boots

HELD (2016)
Performance to Camera
Comeragh Mountains, Ireland
Photo: Nigel Rolfe
AS THE REFLECTIONS VANISH AND BURN THEY BECOME SHADOWED, DOUBLED AND THICKENED (2016)
1 Hour Live Performance 
Apulia Land Art Festival, Italy
Photo: Letizia Gaitti
THE EARTH MOVED BENEATH HER FEET (2018)
20 Minute Live Performance 
Alps Art Academy, Switzerland
(at the vernissage of Land Art Biennale Art Safiental)
Photo: Gabriela Munguia
ASCENT INTO NATURE (2017)
Performance to Camera 
Dartmoor National Park, Devon, UK
Single Channel Video, 4 Minutes 34 Seconds, HD, Colour, Sound
Camera: Sam Williams
Post Sound: Craig Scott
© Hollie Miller 2019