“New Media: Contamination and Legitimation”

Essay in A Perpetual Portfolio exhibition catalogue. Museo Nacional del Grabado. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Commissioned by the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR). University of the West of England, School of Art, Media & Design. Published by Impact Press at the CFPR.
Bristol, UK
English /Spanish

“The Catalogue for the Perpetual Portfolio Exhibition was released at the Museo Nacional Del Grabado, Buenos Aires, Argentina in June 2005. The publication includes all twenty-three prints produced during the CFPR digital residency programme of which each is accompanied by an artist’s statement.

The catalogue also contains an introduction by Professor Steve Hoskins explaining the centres perspective concerning research and practice in the arts. Followed by three essays from South American artist’s Lucrecia Urbano, Cecilia Mandrile and Alicia Candiani providing a mixture of personal experience, insight and reflection about the digital portfolio. And finally a case study of the production process from one of the participating artists written and illustrated by Paul Laidler.”

EDITOR: Paul Laidler
CO-EDITOR: Sarah Bodman and Linda Johnson
DATE: June 2005
ISBN: 0 9547025 0 6
DESIGNED BY: Paul Laidler

Centre for Fine Print research workshops. UWE. Bristol, UK

ABOUT THE CFPR | Centre for Finer Print Research

Established in 1998, the CFPR conducts internationally acclaimed practical research into the artistic, historical and industrial significance of creative print practices, processes and technologies, involving collaborations with a variety of practitioners, institutions and commercial users. CFPR is placed in an unusual position of understanding digital and new media technologies but always relating them to physical output and creativity.

The CFPR works collaboratively with high profile artists, studios, contemporary makers and galleries. CFPR Editions functions as a publishing studio of limited edition prints and multiples. The studio primarily publishes digital prints using technologies such as inkjet, UV, 3D printing and laser cutting.

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