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  • EXPLORATIONS OF LIGHT AND DARK THROUGH DRAWING 2

    EXPLORATIONS OF LIGHT AND DARK THROUGH DRAWING 2

    Above: Study of 5am (hoar frost and star - collaborative constellations) -10C Kilpisjarvi

    Day 19 14th December

    Rise time 0300 Scheduled bed time 2140

    I wake at 0300 and roll out into the dark again to document the spectacle of Kilpisjarvi's cloudless sky. My camera is no good for capturing anything, so I stand and watch and draw until 0630, returning periodically to warm my digits and drink coffee. The drawings are heavily text based studies of the sky and surroundings. They are records that I have returned to today to retrieve specific moments otherwise buried in a mass of illegible scrawling. Below is an illustrated account of the hour between 0500 and 0600 near the lake, a study of '5am'.

    Above: 0500 study 1

    Below: retrieved moments rewritten more legibley

    Above: 0500 study 2

    Below: retrieved moments rewritten more legibley

    Above: 0500 study 1

    Below: retrieved moments rewritten more legibley