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Breathing the breath of others

Digital Print
2014 (made), 2016 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Digitally manipulated pencil drawing composed of broken straight lines that join a number of given points


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
ink, paper, printed
Brief Description
Breathing the breath of others, digitally manipulated pencil drawing by Esther Rolinson
Physical Description
Digitally manipulated pencil drawing composed of broken straight lines that join a number of given points
Dimensions
  • Height: 28cm
  • Length: 21.8cm
Production typeLimited edition
Copy Number
3/20
Gallery Label
Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers (2018) ESTHER ROLINSON (born 1971) Breathing the Breath of Others UK, 2014; printed 2016 Esther Rolinson is best known for her digitallyprogrammed light installations, based on drawings exploring structure, movement and sensation. She describes her drawing method as ‘meditative’. Developing simple rules, like ‘draw a straight line, followed by a curved line, followed by a straight line’, she can dissociate her actions from conscious thinking to focus on producing work instinctively. Inkjet print from a digitally manipulated pencil drawing Given by the artist Museum no. E.2753-2016(07/07/2018-18/11/2018)
Credit line
Given by the artist
Collection
Accession Number
E.2753-2016

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record createdOctober 3, 2016
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