Today I picked up my first fins from Mark at the Dive Bunker in Burntisland, Fife. Today was also one of those days when I felt that I’d been shown a key to a door, a chance conversation with someone that brought together a few areas of thought; thoughts which were also presented with an opportunity to be transplanted onto something concrete for a structured course of investigation.
As white light travels through water it is not only refracted and scattered, it is absorbed or 'attenuated' by the water. Varying wavelengths, or colours, are absorbed at differing depths; organic matter also adding to this absoption.
For my Master of Fine Arts degree I started looking at the cross-over of interior and exterior landscapes. My initial investigations were done in quite a basic way, where I concerned myself with the sanitised representations of ‘man-made’ nature contained in domestic interior and exterior decoration, taking the separation of space provided by architecture for granted. The time-span that predominately interested me was from the 1750’s through to the Victorian age.
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