Pelliculis Pelliculas

Silver print from glass plate negative, unique, 37.5 x 27.8 cm2017

each plates dating from the 1920's, was treated in a chemical bath  

While staring into a spring, a century can go by until time crystallises into a smooth skin across its surface. Skins then build up, deepening the spring. Let’s call the former ‘pellicula’, and the latter ‘pelliculis’.