“My work centres around questions about the human condition, what it is to be human and how we relate to our environment. I am constantly drawn to the paradox between the idea of the uniqueness of the individual and the fact that humans are just one of billions of organisms that inhabit the planet. My installations often involve an element of public participation and this involvement with people is central to my practice.”
Diana's work is mixed media installation, sculpture and public art. She is active in international exchanges and has exhibited in France, Germany, Romania, Russia, Greece and the Netherlands as well as the UK. She has been Artist in Residence in many different settings and examples of her public art can be seen in the Oxford area.
My new participatory installation ‘Follow the Path’ in May 2019 was part of the 30th Anniversary celebration of the twinning between Grenoble and Oxford. Three artists from Grenoble and three Oxford artists made work in a park in Oxford and a park in Grenoble. Also an invited artist from Oxford’s new twin city Wroclaw.
‘Reflections on Humanity’, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. Art installations by Diana Bell, Christel Steier and Diana Forster. View the video of poetry readings at the Remembrance event.