Paper experiments outside

16 pieces of heavy card paper were placed on top of ash covered oak leaves outside and weighted down.  Curious to see how they would be marked over time.  When a couple of months had passed the weights were removed to reveal and natural markings. The ash had marked them very little but the microbiome markings from the breakdown of organic matter beneath had patterned the paper.  The work was then left on a line to dry outside.  Nature playing its own games decided to literally throw a storm at the work so what was left was broken, scattered fragments.  Which ironically mirrors the expression if not the visual of the fragmented canvas.

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