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An interview with artist Katherine Tulloh

Katherine Tulloh's solo exhibition at Transition Gallery explores drawings documenting alchemical discoveries and the dream diaries of Swedish Scientist Emanuel Swedenborg through vibrant watercolours and animated shorts.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

All Images: Katherine Tulloh, courtesy of the artist and Transition Gallery

For a new exhibition of film and drawings at East London's Transition Gallery, Katherine Tulloh explores the possibility of a hidden system of codes within Alchemist drawings and the dream diaries created by Swedish Natural Scientist, Swedenborg. In the aftermath of a crisis of spirituality, Swedenborg began researching -with academic rigour- the possibility of an "'ultra-terrestrial' London, a secondary city in which spirits inhabited their past lives.

Amelia's Magazine spoke to Katherine about her interest in writers who utilise London as a character within their own stories and her visualisation of writing through the moving and static image.

Your exhibition at Transition Gallery explores the dream diaries of the Swedish Naturalist Swedenborg. How did you… read more

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