Mirror : time will darken paper

MCCARTHY, Penny (2017). Mirror : time will darken paper. In: JAFFE, Deborah and WILSON, Stephen, (eds.) Memories of the Future. Cultural Memories (6). Bern, Switzerland, Peter Lang, 105-128.

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Mirror: Time will darken paper, a picture essay examining mimesis through autographic practice as a way to transform our understanding of digital material. Originally presented as a conference paper, this essay is included as a chapter in a book entitled Memories of the Future. The essay is a commentary on the process of creating a series of drawings. This research makes links between specific techniques of restoration and images derived from personal memory. The project is presented as a montage of drawn images situated as components of an aesthetic puzzle. Drawing on a range of source material including political memos, fictional texts and historical images the work considers the way narratives are constructed as events that depict people in time and place like shapes on a canvas.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3726/b11142
Page Range: 105-128
Depositing User: Penny Mccarthy
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2016 10:03
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 06:47
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11024

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