Featured Artists: Candace Wark and Shirley NanniniInversion by Candace Wark and Shirley Nannini
Find out more about the artists at: www.windflowphotography.com
Inquiry is at the heart of our work. Our art looks at an ever changing dynamic of patterns that evolve and move. The images we produce are interactions of wind and light that create distinctive pieces; they capture a single unique moment in time. As educators by training we hope to stir your imagination as well as our own. Making you look, and then look again in an interaction with the pieces, connects us to our audiences in a mutual voyage of discovery.
Our current work uses an innovative and novel approach to capture the essence of wind movement and convey its transient nature. We introduce smoke into a wind tunnel and allow it to flow over various objects. As the wind and smoke interact, the intrinsic laws of nature produce extraordinary patterns in the wake created behind the objects. These patterns are dependent upon many factors including the shape of the object, the speed ofthe airflow in the wind tunnel and the location of the camera with respect to the object. “Ethereal” and “organic” are words others have used to describe the abstract yet naturally occurring patterns we have captured. While drawing the viewer into an evolving dynamic view of nature and art, our photographs also allow one to directly experience a part of nature rarely seen.