Glithero- Tim Simpson and Sarah van Gameren. The black and white toned image is created by exposing the prepared vase to a spectrum of light that develops the silver salts in the vase creating a permanent photogram. The lasting image reveals the detailed fabric and delicacy of each specimen in contrast with a background of deep satin black.
Silverware vases | * Glithero *Silverware is a series of three hand turned porcelain vases, Using seaweed , the specimens are carefully prepared and then placed upon the surface of the photo-sensitive porcelain. The image is created by exposing the prepared vase to a spectrum of light that develops the silver salts in the vase creating a permanent photogram.
leaves are pressed, dried and then delicately composed on the surface of the vase or tiles. Working with light sensitive chemicals, the objects are then exposed under ultra violet light, which develops a photogram of the specimen in intense Prussian blue. What remains is a crisp white silhouette of the specimen, creating an intricate impression of the subject from root to tip.