Inside an Opal
Soothing Nature • 12m
Inside a precious opal, shafts of refracted pastel light and pinfire illuminate miniature caverns. Play of Color is a term mineralogists use to refer to the unique way lightwaves get refracted inside an opal, generating fluctuating colors. The screen shows a 3-millimeter wide area of the gem. This program was made in collaboration with mineralogist and photomicrographer, Danny Sanchez.
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