Tag: Tides

  • Shroud

    Shroud

    ‘The Sudarium of Oviedo, or Shroud of Oviedo, is a bloodstained piece of cloth measuring c. 84 x 53 cm (33 x 21 inches) kept in the Cámara Santa of the Cathedral of San Salvador, Oviedo, Spain.[1] The Sudarium (Latin for sweat cloth) is thought to be the cloth that was wrapped around the head of Jesus Christ after he died as described in John 20:6–7.’ The cloth has been dated […]

  • Gully

    Gully

    The ebb and flow of the tides generally follows a sine curve, often described as the ‘rule of twelfths’. One twelfth of the volume of tidal water flows in the first hour after high water, two twelfths in the second hour, three in the third, three in the fourth, two in the fifth and the […]

  • Duck

    Duck

    Duck is a single screen 8.5 min, 16:9 ratio, film with stereo sound for gallery or cinema screening. The film emerges from our collaboration with Prof. Sofia Olhede at the UCL Big Data Institute. Duck premiered at the London Experimental Film Festival in Jan. 2019. Please contact us at crispinhughes@gmail.com if you wish to screen […]

  • Bobby and Stillman

    Bobby and Stillman

    A new tidal collaboration with Dr Susi Arnott. This time we’re working with Prof. Sofia Olhede as part of UCL’s Creative Reactions science-art project. Two time-lapse cameras (Bobby and Stillman), each accompanied by a stereo sound recorder, eye each-other as the tide rises around them close to London Bridge. Together they create a dialogue between a […]

  • Unquiet Thames

    Unquiet Thames

    ‘Allied to the bottom of the river rather than the surface, by reason of the slime and ooze with which it was covered, and its sodden state, this boat and the two figures in it obviously were doing something that they often did, and were seeking what they often sought.But, it happened now, that a slant of light from […]