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Flatbed papers

In Memory of Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008)

Jaya Pelupessy


The Flatbed Picture Plane


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.