Mixed media, audio, and print

Anita Miettunen

When the Oxford Junior Dictionary began cutting many nature-themed words five years ago...meaning children would no longer find such words in the dictionary... controversy erupted. Combining visual art, text, and audio, Remembering: Lost Words contemplates our changing world and perceptions as we begin losing once-familiar words and disconnecting from nature. This work highlights some of the “lost” botanical words.

Audio technical assistance by Ksenia Makagonova

Anita Miettunen is a Vancouver-based writer and illustrator who loves exploring the natural world.