HYPATIA STUDIES THE STARS
HYPATIA STUDIES THE STARS
HYPATIA STUDIES THE STARS
HYPATIA STUDIES THE STARS
HYPATIA STUDIES THE STARS

HYPATIA STUDIES THE STARS

Original Cyanotype

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Original cyanotype.
Finished with a deckled edge.
Printed on handmade recycled cotton rag paper. 

This artwork was inspired by respected academic and tragic heroine Hypatia. One of the last great thinkers of ancient Alexandria, she was one of the first women to study and teach mathematics, philosophy and astronomy. Widely known for her love of learning and public speaking, her reputation as a great female scholar, honoured astronomer and prominent thinker, transformed Hypatia into a feminist icon and empowering role model for female intellectuals in modern times.

 

Hypatia Studies The Stars was created by constructing a hand-cut collage using female photographic portraiture, a photogram of a wasp nest combined with hand-painted chemigrams creating planetary structures.

After coating the handmade paper with light-sensitive chemistry, it is left to dry in a dark room. The large scale negative is then contact printed onto the paper by exposing to daylight (UV rays). The print is then processed by thoroughly washing in water to remove any unexposed solution. It can then be hung to dry, developing to full density Prussian blue after 24 hours.

 

Dimensions - 148mm diameter (unframed) 210mm diameter (framed)

Paper - Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper: 150gsm / 100% Cotton Rag / Recycled / Acid Free / PH Neutral / Rough

Mount - It is recommended to float mount this piece when framing.

Framing - This artwork is sold unframed. Should you wish to have your item circular framed by us please choose the framing option or get in touch. We have good relationships with expert framers - we can arrange for the perfect frame or simply offer free advice.

 

 

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COSMIC GIRL

Hypatia Of Alexandria was an influential lecturer and universal genius
A philosopher, astronomer, mathematician and icon for women's rights
She is the first female mathematician whose life is reasonably well recorded
Hypatia was renowned in her lifetime as a great teacher and a wise counselor
Hypatia feature