Rachael Allain

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Courtesy of the Artist.

Rachael is an artist/ researcher based in South Devon, UK

Rachael's practice-led research is made through a rigorous investigation and embodied phenomenological exploration of watery sites, often using artist residency as methodology. She has just returned from participating in the international art and science expeditionary residency in the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard.

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Rachael Allain. Severance, Threshold, Return. Film Still.

Moving both above and below the horizon, Rachael explores liminal spaces and places, in between the land and the water/sea/ocean, working with art and scientific data to reveal invisible realms of our visible world. Materials include: experimental film, traditional and digital photographic processes, optical devices (within and beyond the electromagnetic field of vision), microscopic imaging, light, projection, sound, text, water and scientific data.