Weighting for the Return of the Image I, II & III

REEVE, Hester (2008). Weighting for the Return of the Image I, II & III. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

These drawings are part of an ongoing body of drawing works which incorporate pencil shavings. My interest in a single circle formed by shaving a pencil from blunt to sharp is to have it stand as an ‘infrathin’ between ontological aspects of drawing per se and concrete material mark making. In the Weighting’ series I surround the shaving-stoma with tiny ornate pattern making, a methodology by which I can inhabit a creative, time based private activity. The results deliberately speak of obsession and ritual, a biding of time as if counting down the nearness of the figurative image returning to contemporary art practice.

The drawings are c. 80cm x 58 cm and the detail is so tiny that photographic documentation does not do them justice.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Hester Reeve
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2012 09:56
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2012 09:56
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/4230

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