“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 next exhibition is in Australia at Western Sydney University from 15th March to 15 June. The title is 'Drawn by Nature- The beauty of harsh environments'. I am collaborating with Emeritus Professor Geoff Scott who is showing his photographs of the Antarctic. I am exhibiting twenty oil paintings based on sketches made while flying over the Australian desert.
‘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.