SALLY CONNIE TODD
‘Thus the miniscule, a narrow gate, opens up an entire world. The details of a thing can be the sign of a new world which, like all worlds, contains the attributes of greatness.’
"In The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard compares the botanist and his magnifying glass with that of ‘the enlarging gaze of a child’ and that, the act of paying attention is by itself ‘an enlarging glass’.
During lockdown, a shift in focus to an interior world of hibernating yet wakeful butterflies, confounding perception…the papery veined wings flying, falling, fragile, strong."