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Wavescapes is a series of photographic cross sections of shallow water. To record the oscillation of the surface directly on photographic paper, I dipped a sheet of b/w paper into the sea. When a wave hits the shore, the top of the paper gets wet and reacts to humidity turning dark.

See more images of the Clapotis -project:

  • Wavescreen
  • Wavetracer
  • Storm in a Teacup
  • >back to Clapotis
  • Wavescapes at gallery Sculptor, Helsinki (2009)
    The making of a photogram negative
    Wavescapes (14 c-prints on aluminium, 30x60 cm each)
    Contact colour prints of the paper negatives dipped into the sea