post_HRAUN 2016
26 September 2019
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Hraun (2016) is based on a recent geologic field excursion to the area Holuhraun in Iceland, summer 2016. It was developed in collaborations with Icelandic Institute of Natural History and Institute of Earth Science, University of Iceland. The images are portraits of very young and very old almost weightless lava rocks focusing at the internal structures and processes of the rocks.

The work is produced in the darkroom using heavy fiber-­based paper.

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No. 6281 and 6285 Rock type: Gabbro xenoliths from silicic tuff Places: Kambsfjall, Króksfjördur, Vestfirdir, Iceland Age: 10 million years old Petrographic slides borrowed from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History Gelatine silver print, 100 x 150 cm
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No. 8645, 8683, 8685 Rock type: Basalt lava Place: Reykjanes, Peninsula, Iceland Age: Between 2.400 and 11.000 years old Petrographic slides borrowed from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History Gelatine silver print, 100 x 150 cm
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Rock type: Basalt lava Places: Selvogsheidi, Urdarháls, Kollóttadyngja, Skalafell, Lambahraun, Ketildyngja, Iceland Petrographic slides borrowed from the Science Institute, University of Iceland Gelatine silver print, 50 x 60 cm
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Rock type: Basalt lava Place: Holuhraun, Iceland Age: 2 years old Gelatine silver print, 100 x 100 cm