Life in Blue is a series of photopolymer gravure prints.

Throughout history, water has been used as a metaphor for life. For the inexorable movement from one state to another,

As far as we are aware, water is a necessary component all life.

On Earth, water is the only compound that naturally exists in all three states; solid, liquid and gas. It is also the only compound whose solid state (ice) is less dense than its liquid form. 

All the images are printed in shades of ultramarine. A colour that used to be so expensive that it was only used for the most sacred of subjects.

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