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    I made some chemical experiments with a chemist using pigments and chemicals. So I could also mix colors, create textures and compositions as if … Read More
    I made some chemical experiments with a chemist using pigments and chemicals. So I could also mix colors, create textures and compositions as if I were painting on a canvas. Even if the whole „painting” was smaller than an inch and visible only under a microscope. The final results were captured by camera. Painter: Andrea Kozma Chemist: Magdolna Békési - Gardánfalvi Video: Dávid Kara Music: Lohuma ASAN MUSIC asanmusicgroup.bandcamp.com/album/lohuma Read Less
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I made some chemical experiments with a chemist using pigments and chemicals.

The project was inspired by visual effects experts such as Douglas Trumbull and Chris Parks - and some DIY videos.

I started to research for the making of a feature film, - which did not come into being at the end, but by then I enjoyed making the experiments so much I did not want to lay it aside.

I’m a painter, even if I work with other means of media I have a painter’s attitude. 
As I started experimenting I realised I’m able to mix colours, create shapes, textures and compositions as if I were painting on canvas. Even if the whole „painting” was smaller than an inch and visible only under a microscope. The final results were captured by camera.

I did the experiments with the helping hand of a chemist. Thanks for her I was able to control the reactions more or less. We managed to find the solution for colouring different materials and speed up or slow down certain processes.

If I could find supporters for the project I’d be able to create such videos on a much higher level of proficiency. I would gladly make new videos of biology and physics experiments.




Painter: Andrea Kozma
Chemist: Magdolna Békési - Gardánfalvi
Video: Dávid Kara
Music: Lohuma ASAN MUSIC asanmusicgroup.bandcamp.com/album/lohuma



LIST OF THE EXPERIMENTS:

zinc + silver nitrate
zinc
+ lead nitrate

sodium silicate
+ calcium chloride
sodium silicate
+ cobalt chloride
sodium silicate
+ iron chloride

mercury +
aluminium

crystallisations:
-alunit
e
-ammonium chloride

ferrofluid

alcohol + glycerol
water-
based + solvent-based paint
milk + paint + soap
sodium bicarbonate
+ vinegar + oil

soap bubble

isopropanol
+ bromo-thymol + phenolphthalein + ethanol + sodium
sodium
+ water