Genesis, a series of chemigrams, was created as I attempted to visualize the Big Bang theory on a much more intimate scale. Each image was created as a luminograph with a small LED light in the traditional color darkroom on metallic paper. After processing and drying, each image was then hand-painted with oxidizing chemistry to subtly remove the emulsion of the paper itself. These chemical reactions were quick and difficult to control, an apt metaphor for the initial milliseconds of the universe as it has been postulated to form.Read More
All Images Copyright Jackson Echols 2018.