Memory orbs (H2O/oxygen/flora)  2014-2015  1 of 9 (edition 1/3), screen print on black Somerset paper, 18cm x 29cm  Completed on residency in Scotland UK,  WASPS Artist Studios   in association with  DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Studio , Dundee, Scotland, UK   Memory orbs , 2014-2015 is a body of work which evolved over a period of six months whilst the artist was overseas. Raffan had commenced the work with a series of photographic collages, constructed from alchemical groupings. Broken down into images of ice, icebergs, snow, water, rocks, sand, crystals, moss, lichen, seagrass and spinifex, Raffan grouped the works into three series; H2O, Minerals and H2O/oxygen/flora.  Whilst toying with traditions of four colour separation screen prints, Raffan has shifted the colour scheme, and the registration; leaving the prints slightly misalligned, yet affording them a glow, vibrating like quality enhancing what their titles suggest.  Memory orbs , collections of small incredible moments in time, gathered together to make something other, uncategorised and magical.  The  Memory orbs (minerals)  series was a selected finalist for the  Fremantle Arts Centre  Print Award 2015.
       
     
  Memory orbs (H2O)  2014-2015  5 of 9 (edition 2/3), screen print on black somerset paper, 18cm x  29cm each
       
     
  Memory orbs (minerals)  2014-2015  1 of 9 (edition 3/3), screen print on black somerset paper, 18cm x  29cm each
       
     
  Memory orbs (H2O/oxygen/flora)  2014-2015  1 of 9 (edition 1/3), screen print on black Somerset paper, 18cm x 29cm  Completed on residency in Scotland UK,  WASPS Artist Studios   in association with  DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Studio , Dundee, Scotland, UK   Memory orbs , 2014-2015 is a body of work which evolved over a period of six months whilst the artist was overseas. Raffan had commenced the work with a series of photographic collages, constructed from alchemical groupings. Broken down into images of ice, icebergs, snow, water, rocks, sand, crystals, moss, lichen, seagrass and spinifex, Raffan grouped the works into three series; H2O, Minerals and H2O/oxygen/flora.  Whilst toying with traditions of four colour separation screen prints, Raffan has shifted the colour scheme, and the registration; leaving the prints slightly misalligned, yet affording them a glow, vibrating like quality enhancing what their titles suggest.  Memory orbs , collections of small incredible moments in time, gathered together to make something other, uncategorised and magical.  The  Memory orbs (minerals)  series was a selected finalist for the  Fremantle Arts Centre  Print Award 2015.
       
     

Memory orbs (H2O/oxygen/flora) 2014-2015

1 of 9 (edition 1/3), screen print on black Somerset paper, 18cm x 29cm

Completed on residency in Scotland UK, WASPS Artist Studios

in association with DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Studio, Dundee, Scotland, UK

Memory orbs, 2014-2015 is a body of work which evolved over a period of six months whilst the artist was overseas. Raffan had commenced the work with a series of photographic collages, constructed from alchemical groupings. Broken down into images of ice, icebergs, snow, water, rocks, sand, crystals, moss, lichen, seagrass and spinifex, Raffan grouped the works into three series; H2O, Minerals and H2O/oxygen/flora.

Whilst toying with traditions of four colour separation screen prints, Raffan has shifted the colour scheme, and the registration; leaving the prints slightly misalligned, yet affording them a glow, vibrating like quality enhancing what their titles suggest. Memory orbs, collections of small incredible moments in time, gathered together to make something other, uncategorised and magical.

The Memory orbs (minerals) series was a selected finalist for the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2015.

  Memory orbs (H2O)  2014-2015  5 of 9 (edition 2/3), screen print on black somerset paper, 18cm x  29cm each
       
     

Memory orbs (H2O) 2014-2015

5 of 9 (edition 2/3), screen print on black somerset paper, 18cm x  29cm each

  Memory orbs (minerals)  2014-2015  1 of 9 (edition 3/3), screen print on black somerset paper, 18cm x  29cm each
       
     

Memory orbs (minerals) 2014-2015

1 of 9 (edition 3/3), screen print on black somerset paper, 18cm x  29cm each