Category work in progress

Olga di Carta – Jum Fatto di Buio

I have just received my copies of Olga di Carta#2 – Jum Fatto di Buio, published in Italy by Salani and written by Elisabetta Gnone, and full of my papercut illustrations. “Olga is a little girl as thin as a leaf, she takes short breaths and her existence makes very little sound apart from a […]

Everychildismychild: motherhood, papercutting and Iceland

  I am very proud to be part of this beauty, published today by Salani Editore: 33 Italian celebrities have been asked to think back on their childhood and to write a story about memories and happiness. Each story has been assigned to an artist that had to create one full colour illustrator over the […]

Fischers Fritz fischt frische Fische

I am on my way back to UK after a long summer of travelling, exploring Scandinavian nature and learning German in Berlin. While investing what is left of my little grey cells in the excruciating task of memorizing German perfect tenses, I decided to use my time to experiment with Riso printing and acrylic laser cutting. My starting point was […]

The art of Angling

Few months ago I was invited to take part in a beautiful exhibition in Jaggedart, a small but great gallery in Marylebone, London that specializes in works on paper and book art. The exhibition, On the same page focused on Artist’s Books and Alterations: In a time when words and images seem to evaporate into the ether, this […]

Pulp Sections

Some days ago I have been lucky and quick enough to get a ticket to Morbid Anatomy Salon, an event organized by Wellcome Collection and Morbid Anatomy, a blog and museum in New York devoted to the exploration of art and medicine, death and culture.   Open Platform I was particularly intrigued by the anatomical Venus: an […]

Of Paper and Smoke: behind the scenes of a large scale papercut

When I arrived in Taiwan for my two months residency, I did not really know what to expect; I was actually quite nervous about my new project, and the limited amount of time I had to complete it. Inspiration First of all I had to come up with an idea. In the proposal I had […]

The work in progress of Guides to Elsewhere: 7/Maelström

For this work, representing the immense powerful vortex described in Edgar Allan Poe’s A descent into the Maelström, I wanted to use a traditional printing technique instead of the digital approach used for previous books. I carved the image of a whirlpool into a piece of linoleum and I repeated the same print on each of the 50 pages […]