No. 21: A Cloud in Trousers by Thorsten Dennerline

Thorsten Dennerline, A Cloud in Trousers (2016).

Lewis Carroll’s revolutionary children’s book Alice in Wonderland first appeared in 1865. The author had chosen as his illustrator the political cartoonist John Tenniel, and such was Tenniel’s impact on the story that his interpretations quickly became regarded as indispensable Read More

No. 20: Time Machine for Abandoned Futures by Colin Lyons

Colin Lyons, Time Machine for Abandoned Futures (2015). View of the installation on Midnight Dome in the Klondike. Time Machine for Abandoned Futures was produced with the support of Klondike Institute of Art & Culture and Canada Council for the Arts. All photos by the artist.

Erected on a bluff overlooking Bonanza Creek in the Canadian Yukon, Colin Lyons’ Time Machine for Abandoned Futures uses a vast battery, made of etching plates and acid, to power the electrolytic cleaning of broken tools and machine parts left behind by the Klondike Gold Rush Read More

No. 17: Metamorphosis music notation by Annesas Appel

Annesas Appel, Metamorphosis music notation (2015), detail of hand-perforated color piezoprint, each stroke 225 x 7 cm. Photo: G.J. Van Rooij. Image courtesy Johan Deumens Gallery, Amsterdam.

In this iteration of the Prix de Print I was presented with a very strong group of works to consider. As I am an active participant in the world of print, it was inevitable that I would recognize many of the submissions and thus find myself struggling to remain impartial Read More

No. 15: Edition by Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson, Edition (2015).

Bill Thompson’s Edition, at first glance, is an austere, balanced, minimalist grid, divided into eight columns and seven rows, printed on chine collé and perfectly placed on the sheet. The defining lines were laid out digitally Read More

No. 13: Rebuilding the Unbuilt [Y Block] by Sumi Perera

Sumi Perera, Rebuilding the Unbuilt [Y Block] (i) (left) and (ii) (right)(2014).

The disciplines of printmaking and architecture have been bound together nearly since the invention of movable type, when woodcuts were utilized by publishers as a way to illustrate architectural treatises such as the 1511 printing of Vitruvius’s De architectura or Sebastiano Serlio’s General Rules of Architecture (1537). Read More