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The Floating World: Simon MacEwan

16 April 2016 - 10 July 2016

Visit the Floating World to see a purpose-built drawing machine at work. As a pivoting arm moves a pen across a slowly revolving paper, it draws loops that become spirals, creating increasingly intricate drawings. See the exhibition grow as new work is created each day. In the Floating World, a drawing machine which takes its inspiration from 19th century banknote-engraving lathes slowly traces elaborate patterns using data from international currency and commodity markets. Adopting the language of banknote design originally meant to reassure people of the reliability of currency, the variations in these drawings make visible the volatility and instability... » More details

Event Details
When 16 April 2016
10 July 2016
Category Arts, Theatre and Concerts
Where
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Cost Free
Contact Email: info@ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au
Phone: 07 3810 7222
Website: http://www.ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au/the-floating-world-simon-macewan-2/