Notes from the Labyrinth

An experiment in non-linear time

Kelly Sears

by Caroline on October 23, 2013, no comments

Some previews of Kelly Sears’ video work can be found on her website. I am especially enjoying Once it Started it Could Not End Otherwise, which can be viewed in full on short of the week. She uses old photographs, hand coloration and video, layered together to create disturbing narratives. Separating a person from a […]

Why paint?

by Caroline on October 22, 2013, no comments

Isn’t painting dead after all? Isn’t it a bit old-fashioned? Aren’t other art forms where it’s at nowadays? These, and other questions, are posed, either by others, or by myself when I’ve wandered around one too many art fairs. So, why paint? And more specifically, why paint or draw from life? I paint because it […]

The cyanotype before rinsing

by Caroline on October 2, 2013, no comments

The cyanotype solution is light yellow before exposure to the sun, an live green afterwards. For all the slight difference in color between the shaded areas and the exposed areas before rinsing, the final image was highly contrasted.