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Skin Substrate

Item date(s): 2015

Keilauren de Vries

Medium: Mohawk Eggshell Ultra White
Size: 200 x 150mm
Collation: Set of six books
Binding: Hand sewn and bound
Technique: Digital print
Edition: #1/2

Type: Codex
Theme(s): Skin. Colour. Performativity

Place publication: Johannesburg
Publisher: The artist
Exhibition 2017

Reference note:
Hand sewn and bound. Digitally printed on Mohawk Eggshell Ultra White 148 gsm paper with the Indigo Press 5500

Skin Substrate comprises of six books each representing a distinct colour performed in the following order: white, black, silver, gold, blue, and lumo red.

The Skin Substrate series is the documentation of a private performance focusing on the relationship between paint and skin while bringing to the surface a conversation between skin and colour.

Exhibition notes:
‘Booknesses: Contemporary South African Artist's Books’.

FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg.

Curated by David Paton and Eugene Hon.

24 March - 5 May 2017

Ref: DP/17044

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