We discussed the nature of the mark, the gesture and the trace of it. Does it take more work to hide the mark?
Katie Pratt uses marks as her starting point, then sets herself rules to follow minutely.
Many works featuring subtle marks are subjected to these rules in the making.
Helen Frankenthaler Mountains and Sea involved a making process which then dictated the line.
Marina Kassianidou’s work reflects on the marks.
Marks seem to reflect the working much more intimately than less direct ‘disappearing’ practice we discussed in the previous seminar.