In each installment, a guest writer chooses one Pantone color they find particularly meaningful, intriguing, or just aesthetically beautiful—and tells us why.
By Ornella Fieres, artist
Turquoise is the colour of simultaneousness. Oscillating in between green and blue, artificial and natural, soothing and menacing. It is the colour of glacial ice, the ocean, the sky, of pools filled with chlorine water. It is the coldest of all hues evoking memories of the most tropical places on earth. It is in the depths of the light of our computer screens that wash our rooms at night in cold bluish tones.
Turquoise hides somewhere in all of my works. It is part of the coloured moiré patterns that cast over the black and white images of my “Interferenz” series. It shines through the stars of my simultaneously analogue and digital “1887” pictures. It artificially illuminates the alpine motifs of my “Multiversum” images.
Turquoise will always be somewhere in there, underlining the synchronistic nature of all things, the in-between of all perceptions.
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