As I was talking to a visitor at the trade show about my images and the theme of "Hidden in full view", I started referring to ideas connected with this theme. Ideas relating to perception and the impact on perception that, as a child, learning the names of things has.We filter everything through our learned way of looking at things ; things/objects are foregrounded against a backdrop. Essentially we learn to see things as separate. The impressionists worked to fight against this tendency by avoiding lines and contours. They portrayed overall visual effects by small brush strokes of colour; capturing the momentary and transient effects of sunlight.
This is what I'm trying to do , but with a camera.
Trying to show the wholeness and interconnectedness of everything. And what is actually there, around us, if we only stop to look.......