Ollie Dook: Of Landscape Immersion
Edited by Claire Feeley
Published by Jupiter Artland, 2018
Designed by James Brook
ISBN 978 1 9164 8690 4
Softback | 130 x 195 mm | 48 pages
Printed in Wales by Gomer Press Ltd on 150gsm Munken Pure
with a cover of 320gsm Pop’Set 30% Recycled Lime Tonic
Of Landscape Immersion is Ollie Dook’s first outdoor work, created as part of Jupiter Artland’s programme to support emerging artists in the production of outdoor work. Focusing on the Jupiter Artland landscape, the animals and the parameters that house them, the artist has created a new work depicting the contained boundaries that form visitor experience. Reflecting on parallels shared in zoo enclosures, fabricated microclimates and imagery drawn from the BBC series Planet Earth, Dook has fabricated a sculptural enclosure that both mirrors our experience of observing natures forces whilst also positioning us – the audience – as a spectacle to be observed.
This limited-edition artist’s book is a record of Ollie Dook’s work, containing photographs of the installation at Jupiter Artland by Ruth Clark alongside essays by Nicky Wilson and Michael Lawrence, and an interview with the artist by curator, Claire Feeley. A major part of the book is an expanded illustrated essay explaining the concepts of landscape immersion by renowned zoo landscape designer Jon Coe.