This is an attempt to explore and push the boundaries of two different media by combiningthem ; an attemptalso to test how far either art technique can stand itsown in this confrontation. The challenge of finding a commoniconicgroundmeanstranslatingeveryaspect of engravinginto digital artwork, starting with the medium, the technology and eventhe veryprocess of conception.
We hope that using mixed media to recycle images produced by other art forms and turningtheminto new, complex objects, will help shed a radically different light on one medium andits destination, e.g. screenprinting and its place in art technologies. In addition, the cross-purposing of technologies and techniques can be seen as an attempt to counter thedeteriorationpinpointed in Rancière’s concept of translationalpoetics, according to which down gradingoccurs while bridging the gap between the virtual and the actual.
Director : Yann Owens email@example.com www.franciscopolis.com Address : 171, boulevard de Strasbourg 76600 Le Havre – France Phone : +33(0)6 78 62 54 20