Cape Town - Treading Soft Ground: 17 April 2014

2014-04-14 15:19
Date: 17 and 18 April 2014
Venue: Warren Editions, Third floor, 62 Roeland Street, Cape Town
Time: live performance: 17h00 - 20h00, exhibition begins at 08h30 -17h30
Ticket pricing: FREE

Treading Soft Ground is a performance and print collaboration between Warren Editions and artist Katherine Bull. They will explore within the context of a contemporary art performance the exciting possibilities of soft ground etching. Popularised in the late 18th century, soft ground etching, is a traditional printmaking technique in which a soft, waxy ground is applied to a metal plate.

Over the plate is placed a sheet of paper onto which the artist draws. The line-work impresses the ground, and when etched the plate retains the drawn image. The plate is then inked and wiped by hand, and when printed reproduces in new form the delicacy and natural fluctuation of the drawn marks.

The live performance takes place on 17 April 2014, and the exhibition begins on 18 April and ends on 14 June 2014.

For more information visit the official Treading Soft Ground page on the WDC site:

The official project code: #wdc659\

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