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Process diary

Marina Cordeiro-Krahe

Byron Bay High School

Artwork title
Conscious communication
HSC year
2014
ARTEXPRESS year
2015
Expressive form
Printmaking
Artist’s statement

In my work I explore recurring patterns and the concept of ‘networkism’, which investigates the artistic overlaps between artificial and natural systems. I began etching at an early age; my history with printing and position in a technology-obsessed generation inspired me to create this series of six intaglio prints. I have chosen a historical method of artmaking to portray a contemporary idea. Rather than regarding old technologies as being ‘out of date’, I am enforcing the fact that our history has shaped our ideas, societies and cultures.

Influencing artists: Jörg Schmeisser, Neale Krahe (technique); Wendy Mills, Paul Brown, Paula Moares Cordeiro (concept)

See also ARTEXPRESS 2015 Story Sphere


Collection connections

Research the work of Jörg Schmeisser. How do you think this artist has influenced Marina Cordeiro-Krahe’s body of work?

Create a book of maps. Be creative with the type of maps you include and their scale and style.