Drill & Ink series

A self-initiated project series using a drill as a primary drawing tool.  It is important that my work holds a resonance of the hand-made mark. I set myself the challenge to use a drill as my primary drawing tool for a project called Drill & Ink over a period of 2-3 months. I believe that the role of ‘making’ allows one to develop new dialogues through engagement with materials, techniques and ideas. ‘Eighteen Thousand Holes… Approximately’  took over three weeks to drill – I learnt a lot!

Drill 1

A Big Hill

A Big Hill belongs to a collaborative project in which thirty artists were invited to create a postcard responding to the subject of travel. Bergen-based artist Imi Maufe produced a collectors’ box set that formed part of her solo show ‘Translating Travels’ at Edinburgh Printmakers.

Print – letterpress ink on paper
14.8 x 10.5 cm
2018

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‘Eighteen Thousand Holes…Approximately’ (detail only)

Ink, wax & hand drilled holes on paper
289 x 15 cm
2014

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Edge

Ink, wax & hand drilled holes on paper
65 x 22 cm
2014

Drill & Ink

Ink, graphite & hand drilled holes on paper
35 x 35 cm
2013

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