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23rd May 2018

Ten: AnalogFolk

HANNAHMILES_AF_10YEARS-2695 Jotta recently worked with long-term collaborators AnalogFolk to mark their ten year anniversary in London. Creating a series of installations utilising lighting, projection and analogue film, the event looked at the media landscape ten years in the past and ten years in the future. Photography by Hannah Miles.  

9th March 2018

Installing The Green Ray

2340A 2340C 2340B 300B     300A     300C Jotta have just returned from Scottsdale, Arizona where we installed The Green Ray as part of the Canal Convergence light festival. The Green Ray was commissioned by Scottsdale Public Arts and will be installed until May 2018. Full project write up and install shots to follow.

18th May 2017

The making of ‘Halide – A Journey into Grey’

Jotta Studio – Installation Design – A.lange & Söhne Jotta-Studio-Lange-&-Sohne-31-cornwall Jotta Studio – Installation Design – A.lange & Söhne Jotta Studio – Installation Design – A.lange & Söhne Jotta Studio – Installation Design – A.lange & Söhne Inspired by the 31 day mechanism within the Lange 31 watch, we used a 16mm spring-wound 1940’s camera - the Bolex – to expose the film. Traditionally, black and white films thrive on contrast – the extremities between black and white. In this film, our aim was the opposite; to celebrate the flat, monochromatic range of the colour grey, its subtleties and textural qualities.
 
Textures were teased out of the landscape as we travelled around the dramatic Cornish landscape. Seascapes, moorlands, geological formations and vestiges of old industry were filmed. 

The film was then re-introduced into physical space, projected inside a floating installation. Click here to see the full project

7th March 2017

London Fashion Week – Emilio De La Morena

Jotta Studio – Installation Design – London Fashion Week Jotta Studio – Installation Design – London Fashion Week Jotta recently designed the presentation for Emilio de la Morena’s A/W 17 collection at London Fashion Week. Taking design cues from the heart of the collection, Jotta created a series of coated steel shapes in autumnal hues, layered to create an abstracted horizon down the runway. Patterned gauzes stretched across the face of each shape provided a ‘curtain’ from which models emerged.