Sunlight / Moon light in North-sea rockpools.


Multiple exposures on 120 roll film.


Negative and positive  film interleaved - diffused with tracing paper.

n.sea refractions

graham patterson - visual artist  


An artist is someone who carries out the formative act of contemplative perception and feeling in such a pure form and with such vigour, that the given material gets completely absorbed and then, seemingly out of its own, comes to be created anew.


Georg Simmel. 'The Philosophy of Landscape'. 1912

rockpool refractions; projected negative-positive film composites onto suspended, rotating sheet of tracing paper. Exhibited at The Watchtower Gallery, Northumberland, Feb 2013.