Photofusion Member | Tom Flynn
Birefringence is caused when light passes through a material with molecules of no uniformity. When that material is stressed or layered the ray’s speed is altered, causing a variety of colours to occur when polarised. By magnifying and capturing the results of this process, the work looks into the phenomenon with a pseudo-scientific methodology; its objectivity being interrupted by the awe of the scientific.
The photographic process in its ability to capture as well as distort, enables us to view these occurrences in a way that combines the imaginative with the representational.
I graduated from the Arts University College Bournemouth in 2010. I work predominantly with camera-lass photography and produce C-prints, projections and moving image work.