Drawings of landscapes and botanical subjects presented in a variety of media.
Louise Despont, an artist best known for using compasses, stencils, and rulers to create intricate and deeply meditative drawings on ledger paper.
Colvin's newest works blur the line between process and viewing. The stories told depict real moments and memories. Collectively, the pieces form a history both of creator and the viewing experience.
<p>The “Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus” is a drawing machine illustrating a never-ending story by the use of patent drawings.</p> <p>The machine translates words of a text into patent drawings. Seven million patents — linked by over 22 million references — form the vocabulary. By using references to earlier patents, it is possible to find paths between arbitrary patents. They form a kind of subtext.</p> <p>New visual connections and narrative layers emerge through the interweaving of the story with the depiction of technical developments.</p>