Unique giclée prints
The very first set of A Scheme Not Of This World prints are back from the printers. Following a very careful colour-proofing process, twelve giclée prints are now available in the shop. Each print is a one-off, created with a unique run of code. References from the code form part of the title, printed subtly on the bottom left side. Once I get the prints, I sign each one by hand (only slightly nervously) on the bottom right side.
All the prints are archive quality. In the first place, they are professionally gicleé printed in the UK using Canon imagePROGRAF printers and archival 12 colour LUCIA ink. In addition, the paper is acid-free Hahnemühle 310gsm Photo Rag. Finally, they are packed in an acid-free cellophane bag (within further environmentally-responsible cardboard packaging).
To begin with, A Scheme Not Of This World prints are available in three different sizes. Firstly, as roughly 36 cm square prints on A2 paper (42 x 59.4 cm). Secondly, at about 25 cm square prints of A3 paper (29.7 x 42 cm). Thirdly, as approximately 16 cm square prints on A4 paper (21 x 29.7 cm). The exact dimensions of the prints vary with each unique run of code.
If you would like a different size, please get in touch. I can adjust the code to create images of any size. Similarly, if you’d like to commission a print on a surfaces or substrates other than paper, do contact me.
One-off generative art
Every time I run the code, a unique artwork is created. The code assembles the output from a library of hand-made images. It does this using pattern-making and compositional rules from a range of different art and design practices. There are an almost-infinite number of possible outcomes.
You can read more about A Scheme Not Of This World here, and the ApeiroPattern system as a whole here.
Posted by Alex Russell on 01 March 2021