The Abyssal Glow

Cat Scott & Joe Beedles

The Abyssal Glow is an immersive sound and macro-video installation, which allows you to step inside a living ecosystem of bubbles. Enter an intimate, impossible microcosm that we as humans cannot physically experience, and observe each individual bubble form, grow, pop and collapse. As you float through this universe of bubbles, the space you find yourself in becomes deceiving in scale. The cosmic beauty of these micro-hyperreal happenings enables you to experience the wonders of life at a different scale, and question the boundary between the real and the unreal.

The Abyssal Glow was created from a series of experiments studying the growth of bubbles. The project was supported by Signal Film and Media, Dr Kei Takashina and Dr Andrew Rhead, Chris Ball and Professor Timothy Leighton.

About the Artist

Cat Scott is a collaborative artist and curator based in Bradford. Using scientific concepts as a starting point, she conducts kinetic experiments to create impossible landscapes that explore the deceiving nature of scale. Cat regularly collaborates with artists, scientists and makers as a member of The Superposition collective and through artist residencies in institutions.