KiKiRiKi Tous les Soirs – 4/6 – Money Prints

Photocopies from other parts within the Collection Dutailly: pages from a Au Bon Marché (department store in Paris) fashion catalogue.

KiKiRiKi Tous les Soirs

A graphic environment based on posters from the Dutailly Collection, the historical fundament of the annual International Poster and Graphic Arts Festival of Chaumont, May 21 – June 26, 2005
In collaboration with Etienne Bernard (curator)

From the same time: elaborate and beautifully crafted factory letterheads, showing the building in their full industrial glory. From private collection Vincent van Baar.

Collage 1, Men and sheep (real size w 84 x H 120 cm).

Overview 4 main window-designs. Real size: W 170 x H 430 cm each.

Collage 2 Women and children (real size w 84 x H 120 cm).

Detail at 100%

Strongly reduced window-designs printed in opaque white ink, partly covering other material printed in greens and blues.

Screenprinting waterbased inks on on translucent Japanese shoji ricepaper (very strong because of long fibres used, normally utilized in traditional Japanese architecture), proved to be a nightmare due to expansion and shrinkage.

Creating bundles of ‘money’ or leaves for the central object.

May 10th, 2005
, Posted in Solo Show