LUMILYON

The Mobile Art and Photography of Nettie Edwards

Exhibition News: Of Portals and Parallel Worlds

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My first solo show opens at the Brentwood Road Gallery, Romford, on 25th November, featuring  Mobile macro, architecture and video work that explores light and transcendence. Alongside the exhibition, I shall be running Anthotype workshops for students and teachers, at Frances Bardsley Academy on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th November.

Fenton House, Hampstead, October 2015

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Rainflowers: orange

   
 

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Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire, August 2015

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copyright Nettie Edwards @lumilyon 2015

copyright Nettie Edwards @lumilyon 2015

Anish Kapoor, Versailles 2015

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Sectional Body Preparing For Monadic Singularity

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Le Corbusier: Villa de la Roche, Paris 2015

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Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Paris 2015

 

 

Snowdrop Time At Painswick

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Each year, during Late January and February, hundreds of people visit Painswick to enjoy the magnificent swathes of Snowdrops for which the Rococo Garden is famous. I began my residency here last April, so I’ve had to wait for nine months before I could begin to explore the potential of Snowdrop leaf Anthotypes. Today I began my experiments and am delighted to write that my colour swatches show great promise.
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When crushed, the leaves emit a delightfully fresh scent that reminds me of pea pods. As I’d collected them
In the rain, I didn’t add water for these first samples. The dye is a pretty Spring green of good opacity. One coat may well be enough.

Later this week, I’ll be back in the garden to coat some papers with delicious Snowdrop dye, but I must be patient for a few months more because it will be late March before conditions are right to begin my first exposures.

A couple of weeks ago, I was paid a visit by Garden designer and writer Non Morris. She has written a beautiful blog post about her Winter trip to Gloucestershire. It can be found here.

Exhibition news: Plant Deltas and Macros

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Here are a four images from a larger group of my macro work, recently shown in the exhibition Plant Deltas and Plant Macros, at the Brentwood Road Gallery, Romford, alongside work by Karl Blossfeldt, Nigel Henderson and Parisian artist Evelyne Coutas.
These photographs were created in August 2013, at Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France (iPhone 4S, Olloclip macro lens.)

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