beauty sleep explores the complex issue of forced intimacy on sick and disabled bodies in social space. The soft folds of a down-filled blanket are etched into cotton rag paper, resting on top is intersecting ...
A teapot, 4 cups and 4 plates were digitally constructed through 3D modelling software, and unfolded into a flat plane, resulting in a series of polygons that could be folded back into a paper tea set. A pattern from the original tea set was digitally scanned and translated into a black and white image that was then transposed onto the polygons.
Obscene Echo, laser engraved graphite on Somerset Satin 2019. Composite image of volume rendered MRI scan data in virtual reality and meshed model generated from CT data laser engraved into graphite covered Somerset stain
I made a series of digital drawings that I wanted to engrave into paper. I tested the settings until I found one that would go almost all the way through the paper but not quite. The colour of the paper when touched by the laser was darker. Based on these pieces, I decided to use some of the pieces that I made as part of a large wall collage that also incorporated fine paper grids that I cut using the laser.
Extractive Logics (leaves) by Daniel Evans, 2020, Rives BFK (Grey) with compressed charcoal rubbed into it. Series of photographs laser-engraved into charcoal saturated paper, with leaf surface texture subsequently engraved over top
Extractive Logics, 2020, Rives BFK (Grey) with compressed charcoal rubbed into it. Additional hand drawing with black and white conte. A series of charcoal works combining hand-drawn imagery with laser engraved photographs.