Chelsea MFA show 14th September 2017 + interior and spatial design

        

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Flatbed processes

The flatbed process – started with fluid bed series in May.

A kind of intermedial testbed for ideas also leading to final work.

Extend to include a kind of inclusive drawing process where a horizontal strip of paper is used as a substrate – leading to a book, poster, film, score.

Camera on a gantry  (rostrum style) can be used to photograph areas of the strip, print on inkjet and then reincorporate into strip. Layered or 3D (model).  Link to architectural models.

Improvised process.

Camera could also be mounted on a motorised stage hung from gantry for shooting video and stop motion , animation.

Materials – laser cut birch ply, paper, rice paper, bamboo paper, acrylic etc.

 

Notes on materials and processes

Finnish plywood manufacturers seen at Lusto museum in Savonlinna

http://www.metsawood.com/global/Tools/MaterialArchive/MaterialArchive/MetsaWood-panel-products-UK.pdf

https://www.koskisen.com/koskisen/thin-plywood-and-veneers/

Koskisen makes very fine birch ply and veneers including a very flexible 2 ply.  Can be laser cut and bent to shape.  Pale surface could be coloured.

Matt papers for inkjet printing – rice paper

https://www.hahnemuehle.com/en/digital-fineart/digital-fineart-collection/matt-fineart.html

 

Thin translucent fabrics for inkjet printing

https://www.contrado.co.uk/digital-paris-chiffon-printing