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Where did this image come from?


The year before the earthquakes hit Nepal (2015) I was wandering and wondering about Kathmandu where I had been living for a few months. Every day I was fascinated by the amount of wires and cables strewn above and around. Kathmandu had a medieval feel to it, actually older, over 1000 years especially around Patnem and Durbar Square. 


I was drawn to the chaos of it all, the incredible balancing acts and convolutions of thousand of wires and cables on slanted rolling poles with communication guts slumped over temples and structures many hundreds of years old. The wonder that the cables allowed people to reach each other at all…..because mostly they did other than through the rolling blackouts. Order from chaos. chaos from order and what is lost in translation between.


I started taking photographs over the following days, much to the amusement of the locals.

I didn’t think much about the images for years and then, there they were as I was sorting though a mountain of other travel images. I fell in love with them again and recently decided to put them back together again as a new work.
For symmetry purposes I chose from my many images pictures of just the telegraph poles (example shown)  and kept the images black and white. I repeatedly manipulated these images to create a kaleidoscope look with a core of symmetry. I made many of these and then chose 10 to make this image.


Look closely and you will see each individual part that makes up the whole.


For some time I have been making work that uses repetition, multiples and patterning as a translator for ideas that I am interested in...the collective unconsious, macrocosms, microcosms, algorithms, fractals, geometry and various other theories that discuss synchronicity, connections, similarities, cause and effect and the intertwining and enfolding within these disciplines.


Ideas around repetition and pattens  creates a palimpsest of meanings which are linked through time as a new work emerges from the old. The original work is redeemed, transformed into a new way of being.


The fine Print:
Image H12 x W16 H30 x W40 scaled with small white border. Giclee method on mould made  Fine Art Rag Paper 100% Cotton - Acid Free (190gsm) Archival grade.


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