A few images from today’s start to the series of trips planned for one of my MA graduation projects about the Struve Geodetic Arc. Over the next few months, I’ll visit each of the six nominated original triangulation spots in Finland maintained as part of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage sites. Along the way, I’ll be […]
The original visualisation on which the window design was based Matching glass colours The glass is mouth-blown into long cylinders and then formed into sheets through a series of varrying-temperature ovens Making a small test panel with the first cartoon (it did not go well at all!) After the test panel made quite obvious that […]
Some shots of the stained glass window in progress…
Looking at the connections between cereal crops, famine and crisis in five case studies across European history for an ongoing work. Discovered much of relevance and of interest in the archives of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun’s in the National Library of Scotland last month.
Stills from The Uncertainty Lectures, a film about neutrinos, dark matter and uncertainty. [a work in progress for 2016].
experiments for a future project…
I’ve started working on my final year MFA project – a series of works in different media looking at the history of the concepts of uncertainty, progress and crisis – across physics, epistemology, political theory and literature – and how this history informs present understandings of the three concepts. I’ve been thinking of a way to bring […]
“Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!” W. Pauli
His brother used to say that thought is always of the heights, Wittgenstein says. Of the mountains. The thinker must soar above everything. Close to the truth. Close to eternal things. His brother dreamt of a celestial logic, Wittgenstein says. A system of logic that blazed in the sky. A logical system at one with the […]