Rewilding in Public: How Nuart Aberdeen Turned to Nature

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Stanley Donwood doesn’t appear to be the obvious selection for a street art festival, being that his career is marked in art direction and album cover artwork for Radiohead over 30 plus years. But when Martyn Reed, founder and curator of the Nuart Festival and his now-seven year old Nuart Aberdeen Festival, created the 2023 edition Scottish festival with the theme of “Rewilding,” Donwood became a revelation. His work has often portrayed ghostly, gothic forest landscapes, icy and folkloric, mythical and ancient. It reminded me of a quote from a Donwood collaborator, the nature writer Robert MacFarlane. I went back to MacFarlane’s book, Mountains of the Mind: Adventures in Reaching the Summit, to begin to research the idea of rewilding,…

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