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6. HUMANITIES, 6.4 ART, Arts, Art history
Paper: A Reserve or a Background?
“Using examples from contemporary practice and my own research, this presentation will discuss two models for the role of paper in drawing: as background and as reserve. It will focus on Walter Benjamin's definition for the graphic lines almost metaphysical relationship to the background, and compare it with Norman Bryson's model of the paper as a reserve, for him an 'area without qualities'.”
Fay, B., : Paper - A Reserve or Backgound?, Paper Research Seminar Programme, Paper Studio Northumbria Squires Workshop, Northumbria University, Newcastle, 23 May 2013.