The fundamental human need to shape our environment and landscape to suit our needs is critically examined in Jack Davis’s work. In Nature Nurture, his modifications of a flat sheet of steel to instil a sense of order and purpose, reflecting the human activity which generates both regimented agricultural and urban landscapes.
Nature Nurture, 2015/2016. Automotive paint on steel (base: wood & aluminium). 27cm x 63cm x 23cm.