Multibeam Compass Rose #1

Watercolour and gold pigment on paper, 15" x 11.5". (Schmidt Ocean Institute Collection). The True North Series paintings depict imagery generated by the multi-beam sonar technology used for seafloor mapping, contained within the motif of a compass rose. Our knowledge of the depths of the oceans depends on the research vessels, navigational feats and technological advancements that allow us to collect the necessary data.