Veil Series I

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This series of photographic works depict the most transient elements of the landscape by photographing it in mist and fog, so that the landscape subject is obscured and unfamiliar. In these images fog envelopes each location so that the background disappears from view, leaving only the foreground visible, floating detached from any surrounding context. This series investigates philosophical ideas of the ‘sublime’, developed from the 18th century onward, and places them in a contemporary context. Details: Series of six works, entitled, 'Veil I, II, III' (2006), 'Veil VII, VIII, IX' (2008), colour lightjet photographic prints mounted on dibond, each measuring 80 cm x 100 cm. Edition of three.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2006

Bibliographical note

Works from this series were purchased by the Arts Council of England and are on loan display, touring to venues within the UK, including Royal Festival Hall, London. Works from this series were included in the publication: 'Future Images', International photography publication, edited by Mario Cresci, published by 24 Ore Motta Cultura, Milan, ISBN 978-88-6413-017-0


  • Photography
  • 17th
  • 19th European Landscape painting
  • the sublime
  • nature
  • phenomena.


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