Posts by Niall Bingham

After hours, skin on Somerset Velvet

After hours, skin on Somerset Velvet

Jessica Webster arrived just after five, we planned to work after hours to avoid the embarrassment of nude confrontations with staff members.  Jess wanted to work on a large format, so I marked out a full sheet of Somerset Velvet on the underside of the perspex covering the press bed.  She decided to work in […]

Selibe Monotypes

Selibe Monotypes

Stompie was in today to resolve his eight monotypes.  He used Imbali Glue, which resembles cold glue in colour and consistency, to collage torn pieces of burnt tissue onto the surface of his monotypes.  It was quite bizarre working on prints the entire day without even touching the press.  I am a little worried that […]

Last of Diane Victor’s Birth of a Nat...

Last of Diane Victor’s Birth of a Nation prints

This day will be remembered for a personal milestone having been reached.  There were no elaborate celebrations when I finished the last of Diane Victor’s Birth of a Nation prints, but it felt really good.  All thats left to do when she returns from her Mt. Kilimanjaro trip is to sign and curate the editions.  […]

Finishing off Diane Victor’s Leda and...

Finishing off Diane Victor’s Leda and the White-Backed Vulture edition

For the last two days I’ve been finishing off Diane Victor’s Leda and the White-Backed Vulture edition.  Alexandra Makhlouf came in this morning and stationed herself out in the front studio, and busied herself with drawing onto proofs I pulled off her spitbite plate.  Luckily she brought in her own earphones, so she didn’t have […]

Daniel “Stompie” Selibe t...

Daniel “Stompie” Selibe three day monotype

Stompie and I met at the crack of dawn to begin our three day monotype project. Stompie is an accomplished musician who often incorporates music into aspects of his image making. Interestingly, he used fire to ‘draw’ into Chine Colle paper as a point of departure. We attached the burnt sheets to Somerset cotton rag […]