soundings

‘matter is spiritualized by human consciousness of it in the presence of the eternal.’
(david gascoyne – the sun at midnight –┬áthe physical and immaterial unity, enitharmon press, 1970)

sounding #1 (2016)

sounding #12 (2018)

details

process:
i. application of materials to opaque or transparent substrates
ii. each process photographed or scanned
iii. field photography
iv. digital montage
v. graphic processing
vi. original layers destroyed
vii. final digital image file
viii. a series of giclee prints each with a unique processes applied

substrates
cotton paper
copper sheet
glass sheet

materials
wood ash
charcoal
chalk
silver leaf/powder
gold leaf/powder
copper leaf/powder
verdigris
oak gall ink
lamp black
yellow ochre earth
red ochre earth

photography
water surface
sediment
field earth
black light

location: sandgate studio
date: 2016 – 2019