WK 13 - why blue?

- The role of colour: 

I’ve been working on a why Blue list over the last few weeks. Things that I think of when I think of Blue. Not all of these have a sound to me. Most do. 

WHY BLUE?

  • Blue can be a noun a verb or an adjective

  • Blue is the colour with the shortest wave length

  • Blue is the horizon

  • Blue is a fight

  • Blue is water, sky, light

  • Blue is open

  • Blue is damage

  • Blue is celebration

  • Blue is gendered in tradition

  • Blue is a primary colour

  • Blue is not something we eat

  • Blue is wet

  • Blue is cold

  • Blue is authority

  • Blue is sadness

  • Blue is round

  • Blue is clean

  • Blue is reflection

  • Blue is the favourite colour

  • Blue is the vase the Andrew bought me for my 21st birthday

  • Blue is my old school uniform

  • Blue is a peacock

  • Blue is cold

  • Blue is stone

  • Blue is liquid

  • Blue is fake

  • Blue is a bruise

  • Blue is not always the same

  • Blue is depression

  • Blue is learning

  • Blue is a biro

  • Blue is a bird

  • Blue is an indoor pool

  • Blue is a collar

  • Blue is Labor

  • Blue is Microsoft word

  • Blue is work

  • Blue is a hue

  • Blue is the colour of my hair when I was 13

  • Blue is my Dad’s work shirt

  • Blue is deep

  • Blue is night time

  • Blue is evening

  • Blue is twilight

  • Blue is everywhere

  • Blue is hard to avoid

  • Blue is denim

  • Blue is my old guitar that I never play anymore… maybe I should sell it?

  • Blue is the colour of the dust jackets on the bibles they had at church when I was a kid

  • Blue is the colour of my car

  • Blue is pale

  • Blue is strong

  • Blue is death

  • Blue is cutting off circulation

  • Blue is violent

  • Blue is ordinary

  • Blue is extraordinary also

  • Blue is a dog

  • Blue is the name given to people with red hair in the town I’m from

  • Blue is velvet

  • Blue is slow

  • Blue is corporate

  • Blue is Police

  • Blue is blood

  • Blue is Navy

  • Blue is Royal

  • Blue is eggshell

  • Blue is mid

  • Blue is common

  • Blue is vibrant

  • Blue is noise

  • Blue is gum

  • Blue is sometimes confused with green