In the ‘‘Binding and String’’ series, my metal-binding technique is inspired by a Japanese dyeing method, in which string prevents corrosion on a metal plate. A plate treated by this technique is so fragile that it can only create three prints. 
Moreover, each print has slightly different details, so it generates a variable edition. I think a print traces not only an image of the plate but also transfers a physical phenomenon; the things happening on a plate during corrosion and printing. I have become involved with this, and I realise that it is quite natural because our lives are full of chance elements, such as signs of impermanence, with regard to the Japanese sense of beauty.

Binding and String #0120, 2020 (details)

Binding and String #0120, 2020, etching and ink on Japanese washi paper, paper size: 52x43cm, image size: 7x8.5cm

Binding and String #0320, 2020 (details)

Binding and String #0320, 2020, etching and ink on Japanese washi paper, paper size: 52x43cm, image size: φ10cm

"Intaglio Online Exhibition"
4August - 5 September 2020 
This curated online exhibition showcases a selection of contemporary artists working with intaglio internationally.
PDF catalogue is avarable.
https://www.megalo.org/intaglio-online-exhibition
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