In pictures: Environmental Art Festival gets under way

image captionAn Environmental Art Festival is under way for the first time in Dumfries and Galloway with events being held at sites across the region.
image captionOrganisers say they hope to run the festival every two years after its first edition.
image captionAlex Rigg is getting into costume for the Sporopollen performance at Clatteringshaws Dam.
image captionJapan's celebrated sculptor Ueno Masao is part of the event.
image captionA display of artist-made books in Gatehouse of Fleet is another part of the first edition of the festival.
image captionArtist James Winnett is creating a gravity-powered fountain which uses the energy from the Grey Mare's Tail waterfall.
image captionKatie Anderson is placing ceramic handsets containing recordings of local people's memories at the disconnected phone box in Clarencefield.
image captionThe first edition of the Environmental Arts Festival runs at sites in Dumfries and Galloway until Monday.

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