Issue 8: June 2013 – August 2013

Details from Postcards from Saturn, Archival digital prints. Karen Jackson 2012 Postcards from Saturn, is an attempt to recreate the seductive vistas of clouds, sunsets and weather patterns that we see when looking up at the sky or out through the window of a plane. We could normally just take a photograph of the scene, and thousands of us often do, and look at this photograph at a later date only to see that it is a very poor approximation of the awe and imagination inspired by viewing the sky ourselves without a lens. There is a sense of magic and otherworldliness about clouds and what might lie within, or lie beyond the horizon and even what it would be like if we could freely fly through the formations of the clouds. It is this desire to both get closer and to capture it on film that inevitably fails. http://www.karenjackson.biz

Details from Postcards from Saturn, Archival digital prints. Karen Jackson 2012
Postcards from Saturn, is an attempt to recreate the seductive vistas of clouds, sunsets and weather patterns that we see when looking up at the sky or out through the window of a plane. We could normally just take a photograph of the scene, and thousands of us often do, and look at this photograph at a later date only to see that it is a very poor approximation of the awe and imagination inspired by viewing the sky ourselves without a lens. There is a sense of magic and otherworldliness about clouds and what might lie within, or lie beyond the horizon and even what it would be like if we could freely fly through the formations of the clouds. It is this desire to both get closer and to capture it on film that inevitably fails. http://www.karenjackson.biz

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