“Exploring technologies we as humans use to communicate, scanners in particular have a symbolic parallel with the print mediums, as both use surfaces to transmit and transfer data. This being the case, both monotypes were initiated using Bedrock’s lithographic press to drag, press, and pull printing ink across the paper without the use of stone or lithographic plate. This technique, used in the creation of the background of each piece, brings to life a luminous backdrop which is rich, dimensional, and very tactile, each one to be anchored by the geometrical body of the scanner itself. The bodies of each scanners were printed with the more exacting transfer of ink to paper from a lithographic plate overprinted several times, building up increasingly thick layers of ink…”
Bedrock Art Editions is a professional collaborative print shop, owned and operated by Aaron Shipps. While publishing new works by contemporary artists, Bedrock Art Editions also offers contract printing services to artists in the mediums of lithography, monotype, and woodcut.