Weather Station

Artist Fergus Doyle
Still image from weather station 2010

fergus doyle vidio artist and photographer, art photography, multimedia, sculpture.

A  growing number abandoned weather stations dot the countryside of Ireland as Automation and Digital instrumentation takes over from what used to be a hive of human activity, collecting data . Drawing parallels with photography’s move to digital and the Victorian instruments still used to date,  as a means to write with light in documenting the sun’s intensity and duration during daylight, i  played with the notion of ‘trace’ in photography and memory.

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