Tag: colour

True Colours II

The second incarnation of this work exploring deforestation. Taking the statistics of tree loss for a particular year, each ribbon is printed with a text showing the amount of tree loss in hectares for that country. The colours represent different types of forest (Tropical, sub tropical, temperate or Boreal), with the length and text stating the amount of tree loss. Vestry…

Modern Mandala 2010

Mandalas are a ritual symbol in Buddhism and Hinduism, representing the universe, and in meditation its purpose is to help transform ordinary minds in to enlightened ones. In my Mandala Series of Work I have substituted the traditional sand for plastic, a material that will not return to the earth on the wind like the sand mandalas, but instead degrade into…

Spill 2012

Some environmental disasters get a lot of media attention, like the impact of oil spills. These works are concerned with the disastrous effects and explore how the initial shock and horror grabs peoples’ attention but the headlines disappear long before the effects do. ‘Spill’, An exhibition of works by Della Rees & Alke Schmidt, The Stone Space Gallery, Leytonstone, London, UK.    …