Lumière Mystérieuse, 2023
Sublimation prints on polyester and C-Type prints, dimensions variable

Lumière Mystérieuse is a series of photographic prints produced during my residency at Sir John Soane's Museum (2023).

Soane was known for utilising light in innovative ways. In his home at Lincoln's Inn Fields he used a combination of coloured and stained glass alongside an array of apertures and reflective surfaces to create “a succession of fanciful effects, which constitute the poetry of architecture.” Along with my own overtures in the space, I was mirrored by a crow who opened a hole in one of Soane's original glass panels.

In October 2023 I was invited by contract fabric specialists Panaz to realise the inaugural window display at their new Clerkenwell Showroom. Working with Panaz and their range of sheer fabrics and gauzes I translated the Soane images into a layered optical installation through a bespoke process of sublimation printing. Special thanks to Simon Attard (Panaz) and Paul Morris at Essential Soft Furnishings.

Lumière Mystérieuse at Panaz, Clerkenwell. October–December 2023.