artwork by

CHRISTINE NGUYEN

copyright 2009

First Light and Its Refracting Powers (2014)
salt crystals, glass, copper tape, solder, collected vegetation, cyanotype,
gelatin silver with salt crystals, spray paint on paper, meteorite dust on unprocess photopaper, and cyanotype on unprocess photopaper.
dimensions variable

Images below are the individual pieces and experimentations created to bring fourth the installation.

* First Light is an astronomical term for the first use of a telescope / first image taken from the instrument

http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_1_pmcains copy_v2.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_1_prisms_v2.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_1_web_v3.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_1_2wrb_v2.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_cyano1_v2.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_cyano2_v2.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_bw2.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_bw1.jpg
http://lephant.com/files/gimgs/th-103_photo (1).jpg