Creating Light Images

A light image
The process of making Light Images with Dr Kip Loades. Rhea Quien creates light images – beautiful, hypnotic, meditative moving art – as a response to her experience of synaesthesia, and her observation of nature. The process is deeply personal and how she actually creates this work remains a professional secret. The following words are ... Read more

Gaia Snail

The interconnectedness of all things Alexander von Humboldt (1769 – 1859), often called the father of ecology, knew that all of nature is interconnected, and studied the relationship between organisms and their environment. He recognised that humans are an inseparable aspect of nature, and an integral part of multiple ecosystems. Therefore, anything we do that ... Read more

Star Light and Light Art

When Dr. Mathew Bothwell, Public Astronomer at the Institute of Astronomy Cambridge, saw samples of the light art created by Rhea Quien and Kip Loades, he said the images looked remarkably like what he receives from the universe. The following presentations were shown at the Cambridge Festival on the 3rd of April. Links The Invisible Universe book by ... Read more

Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary

Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary Post
Synaesthesia in Nature: Gurukula Nature Botanical Sanctuary This post looks at Suprabha Seshan’s experiences of synaesthesia in nature. Suprabha is a conservationist. She lives and works as part of a community at the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary: a forest garden in the Western Ghat mountains of Kerala. "Founded in 1981 by Wolfgang Theuerkauf, the sanctuary is ... Read more