iceflow [2018]

This is a series of prints which have been altered from their initial state by processing them through custom software. The initial photographs were manipulated through a series of iterative and stochastic routines resulting in these computationally augmented images.

The initial seeds of the system are audio recordings of the oldest known melody coupled with sounds made from a neanderthal bone flute.

The prints signal notions of timelessness, deep histories and also climate change as embodied in the idea of ice as both a material and a metaphor. Ice can be seen as a repository of the past, such as historical weather (ice cores and melting ice shelves), ancient viruses and extinct animals and beings, in some cases waiting for reanimation...