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Virginia was born and raised in Pateley Bridge in the heart of Nidderdale, North Yorkshire. Her family have lived here for generations and she has a real sense of identity in this place. Walking in the local environment was at the heart of her childhood and she has many affectionate memories of this. However, as a teenager she had no desire to stay and even as an adult never thought she would want to live there again. It was whilst studying for her MA that Virginia began to question the 'pull' and 'the sense of belonging' that she has when home. The Yorkshire collection explores this relationship with the land. Incorporating gathered natural materials, old photographs and maps is integral to Virginia's process.