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Merchant's Room : Kit Martin “Lightwave”

31 August - 28 September 2018

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Merchant's Room : Kit Martin “Lightwave”
Merchant's Room : Kit Martin “Lightwave”

Kit Martin has a background in medical and forensic photography and has a particular interest in the detail, texture, fragility and beauty of nature. She makes cyanotype prints from objects and negatives and has recently been experimenting with the argyrotype process, lumens and photograms. We’re delighted to have Kit’s work on display in our Merchant’s Room for the month of September.

Most of the prints in this exhibition have been made at the shoreline in and around St Monans, The cyanotype prints are made by coating paper in the studio, then taking it to the beach and having the waves, sand and sometimes seaweed make the image. Each print is therefore unique and captures a snapshot of a few minutes at the shoreline. The argyrotype prints of seaweeds were made back at the studio, using seaweeds collected at the beach.

31 August - 28 September

Admission Free

Lightwave - Kit Martin

About the Artist

Kit has collaborated with several museums including the Bell Pettigrew at the University of St Andrews, Brechin Townhouse and Perth Museum and Gallery. She is a member of the Dundee Print Studio and regularly runs cyanotype workshops. We are excited to be hosting one of these here on the 16th September but it is currently fully booked – please speak to us about a waiting list if you are keen!

The Scottish Fisheries Museum Trust Ltd
St Ayles, Harbourhead, Anstruther, Fife KY10 3AB
Tel (within UK): 01333 310628
Tel (from outside UK): +44 1333 310628
Charity Number: SC 006185 VAT Reg Number: 270 2790 64
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