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Ubiquitous Invisibility - Looking through Glass

2018 - ongoing

Looking Through Glass invites people to use Alex's glass I-ngots and beaded screens to observe the world, in micro and macro, through glass in a very conscious way, trying to explore how glass alters our perception of the natural world.  The I-ngots are made the size and weight of different models of mobile phone, which means they have a comforting and familiar feel.  It has been suggested  that they could be used to wean people, particularly young people, off constant use of their mobile phones!

 

Alex is also exploring the use of beaded glass with her paintings and embroideries - to 'pixelate' the colours and compositions into a new objects textured with light.

Glass Beads on a Screen

Pixelated with Glass Beads

Spring flowers (Pink)

Looking Through Glass I-ngot - Placeing Objects

Looking Through Glass I-ngots - Placeing Objects

Reading through Glass Beads

After Winifred - Painting/Embroidery with Glass Beads

Glass I-ngot

Beaded Glass Screen

Glass I-ngot

Beaded Glass Screen on Screen

Glass I-ngot-Placeing Objects

Fluid Glass Screen

After Winifred (detail)

Fluid Glass Screen

Glass I-ngot - Placeing Objects

Beaded Glass Screen

Dawn Flowers - lensed screen