Just a quick post… I thought I would mention something I was privileged to become involved with this winter as it is something that may well appeal to a number of my readership… it’s easy for me to write about too as all the hard work like thinking of appropriate words to use has been done for me ready for the launch which happened, to a terrific reception, a couple of weeks ago at the Porthleven Festival.
Elementum is a journal of new writing and visual arts that explores our connection to the natural world. We bring together the scientist’s findings with the artist’s response, the ecologist’s observation with the writer’s reflection, to offer the reader an immersive and insightful publication.
Surrounded by the Atlantic, we draw inspiration from the rocks and ruins, wildlife and flora, sea, sky and folklore of the Cornish peninsula. In seeking the spirit of place we will also look beyond these borders to other stories that link people with nature and landscape.
Guided by a different theme for each edition, Elementum will publish three times a year.
It’s going to be beautiful and I do genuinely feel lucky to have been asked to get involved. Do check out the website (click here or any of the images in this post). You can download an issue 1 preview from the ‘In Print‘ page and the online shop for purchasing subscriptions, fine art prints and so on will be open in May. Do sign up for the newsletter via the form in the footer to keep up to date as the launch continues. Having seen some of what’s coming from the writers, photographers and artists already on-board it will be well worth it.
All images in this post © Elementum Journal.