Helen Dixon

The ways in which humans attempt to quantify, give form or impose a structure or framework to that which is inherently elusive, temporary and abstract. 

Maps of the land and ocean and weather forecasts have clear practical applications, but the data these provide do not offer a true sense of the thing. The measurements of a mountain can tell you its scale, but a void of information exists between this and what we experience when standing at its summit.

In recent work pencil drawings act as a photographic negative and are printed using the cyanotype photographic process.

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