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Rosita variation 1, digital inkjet print and four colour photogravure, 47.7 × 37.8 cm, 2008

In order to bring the image into a more personal realm, I started scanning a white-embroidered tablecloth that had been made by a relative, Tia Rosita. I had happened to bring in a small end table as well and in the process of doing the initial scans I became fascinated by the scans and the image of the objects as they were being scanned in a darkened room.

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Rosita variation 2, digital inkjet print, 47.7 × 37.8 cm, 2008

In response, I brought in my medium format camera and began to photograph the process of scanning. This provided me with two visual records of the same situation.

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Rosita variation 3, black and white photogravure and colour digital inkjet print, 47.7 × 37.8 cm, 2008

This led to the Rosita variations. In order to experience the impact of media on the images, I made a series wherein I created both a digital and photogravure version of each component.

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Rosita variation 4, black and white and four-colour separation photogravures, 47.7 × 37.8 cm, 2008

I then made images with the four possible permutations of these components.