Collaging with data
– New works
by ploterre

19 March
– 28 April 2024
Tues–Sun 10am–2pm
or by appointment

Collaging with data was sparked by a series of prints called Calcium Light Night by Eduardo Paolozzi, which visualised music from the same name. This project sets out to visualise a different type of music by tracing a journey along the Water of Leith. The body of water that criss-crosses the city and ends in Paolozzi’s birthplace on what would have been his centenary year.

Over the course of thirteen miles from Balerno to Leith, information was collected on sounds, bridges and the ever changing green space outwith this ribbon of green. Covering every footstep taken from the direction to elevation, this series of prints visualises a personal exploration of one journey from A to B.

Rebecca Kaye (ploterre) is an Edinburgh based artist specialising in using environmental data as a material to create artwork. She graduated from The University of Manchester with a degree in mathematics and later went on to complete postgraduate studies in visual communication at Edinburgh Napier. This project was a collaborative effort with Jim Marsden. Based in the north of England and using solely film, Jim brings a different perspective to the journey through photography. And it is these photographs that formed the starting point for this body of work.

Instagram: @ploterre

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