The Dark Light was created by D4 – Andrew Towse and Anne-Marie Atkinson. It was exhibited at Shoddy and at Left Bank for the BEYOND Festival 2016.
Cloth, silver foil, cotton wool, bandages, balls of wool, and wire onto scanner. The room is dark. When the light comes down, we move the things on the scanner around. It makes the picture stripey. Make 3 –front, middle, back – and put in Photoshop, changing to see-through. We see faces in the patternsAndrew
These explorations of darkness and light are each completely unique. The same image could never be captured twice. Each one records the force of our hands on the materials, and our organic and spontaneous movements. Both distorted and detailed, the images invite multifaceted interpretationsAnne-Marie