TECHNIQUE: Serighraph, Woodblock
DIMENSIONS: 22x29 with hand deckled edges
SUBSTRATE: Magnani Pescia Paper 300 g/sm (gray)
EDITION SIZE: 44
"Foreign Reality" is a mixed media print, using a comination of two printmaking techniques. The first two colors were printed using reductive woodblock technique, using the natural wood grain and hand carving to create texture and lyrical lines (right). The remaining four colors were printed using serigraphy techniques, using photographs of buildings the artist captured in Mexico (top left) and his home town Boyle Heights (bottom left). The composition highlights the similarities between two buildings found in separate geographic locations, yet share a common story. Once the printing process was completed, the prints were then hand deckled, signed and numbered.