the peace of wild things

31 July - 12 September 2020

Radius Gallery's next exhibition takes its inspiration from nature's serenity, vitality and capacity for renewal, with new artworks by Brooke Borcherding, Tabby Ivy, Michael Kline, Louise Lamontagne and Bobbie McKibbin.


The title of the exhibition is derived from the Wendell Berry poem of the same name:


When despair for the world grows in me

and I wake in the night at the least sound

in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,

I go and lie down where the wood drake

rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.

I come into the peace of wild things

who do not tax their lives with forethought

of grief. I come into the presence of still water.

And I feel above me the day-blind stars

waiting with their light. For a time

I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.