In Madrid the new workshop is almost finished and is already in use - It has caused a certain amount of disruption but the logic of the new space is starting to condition the way we think, the connections that are made and the articulate objects that we produce. One clear example that has already emerged is the preparation of a group of depth maps of scans of the plasticine works by Henry Hudson printed as tonal information - the mixture of depth and tone led to discussions about woodburytype printing - a beautiful C19th process that used depth to form black and white photographic prints. The depth maps were routed in aluminium on the CNC machines, filled with pigmented gelatin and transferred onto gelatin coated paper - within 3 days we had a result that was promising - with more time we should be offering digitally routed woodburytype prints alongside the other types of printing that are proliferating. Another example is an amazing edition with EL Anatsui that is starting to take form in collaboration with the October Gallery, London. The addition of intaglio printing and other pressure based processes is having a dramatic impact.
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