Plankton Portraits

A Tour of Lancashire Museums   2005-06

Next, Lancashire Museums Service commissioned a touring exhibition.  Most plankton are translucent so I wanted to produce the images in a translucent format.  I spent some time seeking an appropriate method, and, at a print industry show at the NEC Birmingham, I found a printer who could make large format digital prints on translucent fabric, a new technique at the time.  These prints were displayed by suspending across the museum spaces, away from the walls. 

Fleetwood Museum

Rossendale Museum

Lancashire Museum, Preston

Maritime Museum, Lancaster

16 digital prints on translucent polyester voile fabric

Each 1.5m x 2m


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