Sunday, 7 February 2010

Current Developments 2

My current work involves experimenting with technologies and materials. For the development of the digital collages and projections I have been photographing and scanning leaves, cellophane and various textures to try to find a visual languages that corresponds with the research into hallucinations and auras.

The above image, with its ghostly effect, has the texture of old film which is different from the chalky looking image below.

There is a clumsiness to these two works that I am unable as yet to control.

The inverted image seems to be more successful than the positive images.

It seems that the leaf only works when it is in negative and when there is textures being picked up in the bckground. Below is a more successful version:

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