Memory Reels

Acrylic & mixed media on board 60 x 60 cm

One of the areas the poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke liked to explore was how our memories make us who we are. I’ve used a few old photographic contact sheets to embrace the theme.

I like a good title and had initially focused on the blue-green pairing. In doing so, I found it interesting to learn that when black and white films were originally made, filmmakers struggled with the sensitivities of blue and green.

Abstracts can be such a challenge and resolving this one has taken three months. For once, I can say I’m satisfied with the results. About to get it covered in clear resin. So watch this space….