The project 5+5 contemporary works on paper with five painters from China and five from Barcelona will be exhibited on 2013. The 5+5 stone lithography case contains ten lithographies, one of each artist, printed at Taller Esquina.
The making of the 5+5 stone lithography case involves a great amount of hours, with the preparation of the stones at the beginning, the drawings, the artist proofs on different papers and follows with the final edition of 30 copies, and the hand made case.
During the months that are needed for the editions, the artists have a closely participation, with the opportunity of exchange opinions, experiment with new techniques and collaborate with each others works.
This process can be seen on this video
The editions are being prepared at Taller Esquina in Barcelona by Maribel Mas, in a french style stone press, using Graphic Chemical and Charbonnel inks to ensure the best quality and endurance of the colors.
The lithographies 5+5 are being printed on 32 x 32 cm papers of different fibers, like cotton-abaca from Molì Paperer de Capellades, cotton Arches Velin or japanese Inshu-washi ganpi, depending on the necessities of each artist to develop her work.
The cases are being elaborated by Àngels Arroyo in her atelier using italian Guarro cotton textile of black and white thread, according to the square format used in the works for the exhibition, with the 5+5 logo on the cover.
In september 2013 could be seen also on Molì Paperer de Capellades.
Then will travel to Casa Cervantes Pekin and galleries in China that have demonstrated interest in the project.
CONTRIBUTIONS IN VERKAMI
Will allow us to pay the cost of the editions, and in the following years to continue the 5+5 project inviting painters from other countries, to establish a platform of collaboration between artists that develop their works on paper.
5+5 contemporary works on paper group are 杨 舜Yang Shun, 陈子君 Chen Zijun, 候珊瑚Shan Hu Hou, 邱 虹Qiu Hong, 何癸锐He Guirui, 玛丢德 维拉Matilde Vela, 维多利亚 拉宝Victoria Rabal, 罗萨 索兰奴Rosa Solano, 奴丽亚 罗西Núria Rossell, and 玛丽贝尔 马斯Maribel Mas.
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