The female body and nature have been written about in poetry since Ancient Greece, described as embodying comparable features; beauty, grace, purity and fertility. Established on the relationship between goddesses and nature, borrowing traditional elements of femininity collectively. Fenella, the secluded beach, refers to nature as the embodiment of characteristics women are written to embrace. Long established themes of femininity, spoken about in Greek mythology, traditional poetry and the arts are dealt with through the personification of nature as ‘woman’. The featured women’s delicate connections towards the ocean, having grown up there, are depicted through their memories. Representing the characters described in the collaboratively produced poem Fenella, allows for the poetic exploration of femininity in relation to the ocean.
Georgia Bond • Kelly Bryan • Tia Bryant • Alice Cobert • Holly Houlton • Johann Koop • Emma McGarry • Jasmine Smith • Georgia Weston •