From the feature in The Unseasonal:

[Turner]: “Iceland wasn’t rejecting me, it just was there being itself. There is no positive or negative in nature, it just is. Maybe that trip did give me something, just not the quick fix I foolishly expected to get on arrival. It made me realize I alone can heal myself by adapting a new perspective: negative and positive is completely a human concept, nothing else.

Human instincts like fear have always interested me. This adaptive survival mechanism that derives from perceived danger can be adapted for positive or negative. It pushes humans to react in specific circumstances in order to survive. Or that is what its intentions were. In nature, sometimes this instinct becomes self-destructive and that’s what I sought now to understand.”

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