Performative pop-up shop and point of cultural exchange in St Ives where soil becomes a commodity as precious as gold.
Digital photograph of ‘Soiled’ pop-up shop in St Ives, Cornwall, December 2022
Poster from ‘Soiled’ shop
Table with soil bricks and selection of artefacts from Soiled shop
Tegen-mor Tossell is a visual artist, living in Cornwall; their practice is concerned with the changing environment, relationships between people and place and materiality. Through the combination of fieldwork and studio-based rituals, Tegen has found methods to celebrate often overlooked materials such as Soil in new ways. By treating Soil as a precious commodity Tegen is changing the ways in which we see the natural world.