node and nexus

‘there is no indication of success up to now in the bringing together of art and science. to achieve success the artist must be spiritually at home in the field of science so he can think and feel in the same way as the scientist. a spiritual union, not a technical one, is requested.’
(naum gabo – studio international – vol.178, p.64, 1969)

nexus prints (sandgate studio)

node - point spread function (sandgate studio)

details

show: three floors three artists (with claire sparkes and helen mayer)
space: floor three
project title: node & nexus
date: 25th june to 2nd september, 2011
venue: the cube, folkestone, kent, uk
supported by:
folkestone triennial fringe 2011 (promotion)
kent county council (gallery space)

node
installed work: light column with backlit film print
image capture: spring 2011
location: sandgate studio, kent
subject: a grid of 16 grey squares photographed 7 times with incremental shifts of the focal plane
phenomena: point spread function

nexus
installed work: phosphorus electroluminescent panels and framed giclee prints
image capture: summer 2009
location: church cove, the lizard, cornwall, uk
subject: a single spider’s web newly re-spun on each of three consecutive nights
phenomena: point spread function/refraction

nexus - point spread function (the lizard, cornwall)

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