Finding inner peace through quiet places

Artist and photographer Siobhan Wall has created a series of ‘quiet’ city photo books using her images to lead the reader to tranquil places she has discovered throughout Amsterdam, London and shortly, Paris (4 April 2013).  These locations could be anywhere from a parks, lakes and woods to libraries, restaurants and health spas. This is what quietness means to Siobhan.

Beatrix Park.  © Siobhan Wall

Flowers in Beatrix Park, Amsterdam.

For me, quietness is not just about finding somewhere beautiful to look at, although this really helps.  It is also about listening to my body and being a bit more aware of how I’m feeling at that moment.

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