Florence Campbell Blight
(N.B. Image no.4 was made in collaboration with Nick Cantle and Wayan Thiam.)
After visiting the W.H.F Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey as a teenager, (near my childhood home in Wiltshire), I developed a keen interest in the conception and history of photography. My fascination with the nature of the medium led me to investigate its historical relation to art and science - perhaps the two most influential disciplines to inspire the conception of photography. Much of my practical work, along with my undergraduate thesis, refers to this theme.
In the last year of my studies at Farnham I worked on the progression of a colour darkroom technique based on the pioneering experiments of two physicists - James Clerk Maxwell and Isaac Newton, who are both considered to be 'godfathers of modern science' and great contributors to the medium of photography.