The lighting plays an enormous factor on what you can and cannot see within the :spectre series. It's never been more noticeable than it is when they're still wet.
It's been awhile, no? It's just been more of the same through June and July, which is why I haven't really updated with any studio shots. I combined :spectre with the rest of the instant series last month and have been slowly building it into an installation. Looks a bit like a glitch, I think. Once poised on Laing's wall and allowed to breathe, I think there'll be little doubt what it's representative of. Anyway, since I finally made it over to the second wall, I thought now would be a good time as any to update my journal.
The close-up of the four photographs is really to focus on the bottom right -- I've been creating these for about four years now, and the method still leaves me pleasantly surprised.
I’ve stopped transferring the developer to tissue and started using it with hot-press watercolour to make prints. They don’t really translate well to digital media, so I have no examples as of yet. But perhaps when they’re framed they’ll be a bit more photogenic. In the meanwhile, they’ll sit patiently in the background.
RESEARCH & STUDIO DIARY
Here you will find essays, texts, experiments, and information about my research and studio development.