Since its conception, cyanotypes have been used in numerous ways. Perhaps best known for its ability to capture elements of the botanical world, such as plants and flowers. Anna Atkins used the technique in her seminal book “Photographs of British Algae” which is arguably the first book of photographs ever made.

Harnessing the energy of the sun, this series turns away from its original function and becomes non representational works. Without a direct association of meaning, they become free of their weighty counterparts and evoke light, movement, biology, microcosms...

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