Artist Residency Overtoom301

Exhibited work: Newtons concerns over a wicker lampshade and a cat. 2016 Map of the light through a night in Amsterdam. Paper forms, projection.

A three month art residency at OT301 in Amsterdam
An immersive installation work that is a survey of the behaviour of light recorded within a 12 hour period in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The nuances of hue and intensity of Dutch light are captured and presented in a 30 minute looped film. this film is projection mapped onto 1200 cluster floating paper forms, augmenting the patterns of light across thesurface. Light fades and falls illuminating walls, ceilings and floors, creating a constant visual symphony.

Light can change our perception of the world, the way we visually see it and emotionally engage with it, whether it frightens us, inspires us, or calms us. Similarly the combination of light and shadow can transform the way in which we consider objects, as it mutilates their simple form into a twisted contortion of its former self. We are able to see two images, the original, and its shadow counterpart. We can choose to consider these two things as separate entities or as a whole and begin to consider their symbiotic relationship in describing the physicality of the object.

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Printmaker/Sculpture and Light Artist