24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

In the Distance

24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

concentration

30x40cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

Gradient

40x30cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

Towering

24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

Red and Silver

24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

Composition with Brown, Green and Yellow

24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

taking flight

24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

rustling

42x35cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

creepy crawly

30x40cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

Pendulum

35x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

W.O.L.

42x24cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

slinky

30x40cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

Proximity

42x26cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

strongarm

30x40cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

yellow cluster

42x35cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

flight path

24x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

swerve

35x42cm, pigment on watercolor paper, edition 5

still flower

Printing Time

Printing Time is a suite of 18 performative prints, each an edition of 5. It was produced for a solo exhibition of the same name at Art at Wharepuke in New Zealand, run by Mark Graver – author of Non-toxic Printmaking. In this ongoing series, I strap a desktop scanner, laptop and custom-made battery pack to my body, and perform images into existence. I might scan in straight, long lines across tables, tie the scanner around my neck and swing over flowers, do pogo-like gestures over bricks, or just follow the wind over water lilies in a pond. The dynamism of my relationship to the landscape is transformed into beautiful and quirky renderings, which are re-stretched and colored on my laptop, then produced as archival art objects. This series follows the trajectory of Impressionist painting, through Surrealism to Postmodernism, but rather than citing crises of representation, reality or simulation, my focus is on performing all three in relation to each other.