Instant Abstraction Collection 

The instant photographs in this collection were shot from the south coast of England, looking out to sea, with a view of lobster pots and fishing boats.

Using the instant photograph as a canvas, the seascape, fishing boats and people in the photo are abstracted by the painting on the surface.

The barely visible elements of the photograph offer a glimpse of the horizon and beyond it we can imagine the coast of France.

By painting directly onto the photograph as an addition and obscuring feature, the original photograph is recontextualised.

Layers of intense colour create rich complexity and alter notions of time and narrative. 

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