Parallel Landscape

Where does colour become visible and how do we make use of colours? A thesis investigating the use of colour to make something visible or invisible.

Colour is everywhere. Everything is coloured. Colour is always the characteristics of something. Colour is an ever-changing self, can colour support itself? Where does colour become visible and how do we make use of colours? Can colour become an environment in itself?

The remarkable thing about colour is the way it takes place. Visible as well invisible.

With this thesis I investigated how colours are able to change location and dimension. It’s not about what colours are but attempts to see what colours can do. It travels on how colour takes place parallel to the landscape in which they emerge.
The experience of colour, context and environment are important elements in this.

Parallel landscape is the theoretical part of the graduation work of Aliki van der Kruijs for her master Applied Art at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam.

Graphic design icw Lena Steinborn
May 2012            Size: 14,8 x 21 cm — format: 64 pages — edition: 10