The Luminous Envelope2015
A photographic series made in response to Fresnel's Wave Surface, one of a collection of 19th century teaching aids, held by Oxford Mathematical Institute, which render mathematical equations as plaster models. The original model refers to the propagation of light in an optically biaxial crystal, and represents a wavefront as a solid object. The photographs make use of polarisation to dissolve solid objects into zones of light.
- Dimensions: 75cm x 100cm
- Artforms: Photography
- Tags: maths, science, light, polarisation, crystals