Visions of Another Continent

– Ordeal to Reach the Rest Rooms –

by Fernando Paramio

90,004.250,00

  • Conceived, executed and printed by the artist
  • Visually pleasing, intellectually stimulating and emotionally alive
  • Museum quality paper and long-lasting properties
  • Exclusive limited editions to protect this art investment
  • Find description, info and details below
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Select foam board (with neutral pH adhesive) * 

– Pasting the artwork to the foam backboard prevents rippling
– Recommended for A3 and A2 editions
– Required for the rest of the editions if you order also a frame
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– A passe-partout, or matting, adds space around the artwork and depth.
– Matting is not available for these editions: Museum, Château & Palace (please select the first option “No passe-partout required)
– Please, select first the right size of the edition, for your passe-partout:

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– Glass in front of the artwork protects it from UV light, scratches, insects…
– Features: Low reflectivity – High transparency – UV filter
– The UV filter will increase significantly the life of your artwork (x3-4 times)
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– If you add a frame to your order, it is a good idea to add an acrylic glass also
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Ordeal to reach the rest rooms

Significance of the artwork:

This artwork teaches us how most of our fears live just in our minds. When the danger behind something is understood, it can become enjoyable.

Also, be prepared: danger may appear just around the corner…

 

Description:

The species of animal shown in the artwork is the quokka. It is an endemic animal that lives on the beautiful “Rottnest Island” (Australia), which received that name because when it was discovered by Dutch sailors it was thought to be infested by rodents of great size. In reality the quokka is more related to a kangaroo than to a rat, they are marsupials, not rodents, and they are very friendly creatures.

This piece represents a situation that would quite certainly give the woman who has just entered the scene a good fright.

Notice the Fibonacci arrangement of the elements, starting from the woman leg, the quokka and then the leaves in the steps, followed by the leaves on the floor, the quokka inside the bronze container and the light shapes on the right wall. In fact, I could not content myself and I have included the beginning of the Fibonacci spiral, replacing the picture on the top of the steps, to help the viewer to find it.

Editions 

Media selection (paper finish)

Satin – artist’s recommendation (Baryta & Platine)

For this artwork, the artist prefers a satin finish paper: Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag 310 gsm (Palace Edition) and Baryta Photographique 310 gsm (rest of editions), which provide a photo-realistic appearance, with deeper blacks and higher contrast than a matte paper. These papers will provide a greater veracity to the story.

Matte – optionally (Edition Etching)

A matte finish paper will provide a more pictorial look to this artwork. Although for this image this paper finish is not the artist’s preferred option, the appearance of the artwork using a matte paper is also good. In particular, the carpet will benefit using a matte paper, although this is not enough reason for the artist to select a matte finish on this occasion. However, if you are looking for a softer and more poetical look, or you are not very fan of satin papers, then go for this option. We will use Canson Infinity Edition Etching Rag 310 gsm, a slightly textured matte paper.

Technical info

Year

End of creation: 2018

Location

Rottnest Island – Australia

NH Hotel – Spain

Main gear

Canon EOS 5Ds-R & 5D mark III

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM

 

Print relevant info

Printed by the author using his own printer (total quality control)

Printer: Canon Imageprograf PRO-6000 (outstanding quality)

Inks: original Lucio PRO inks (12 pigmented inks)

Museum quality paper (norm 9706; long-lasting properties) 

Canson Infinity Platinum Fibre Rag 310 g/m2 (Palace Edition)

Canson Infinity Baryta Photographique 310 g/m2 (rest of editions)

Canson Infinity Edition Etching Rag 310 g/m2 (matte) also available

White margin for signing and numbering (information below) 

With certificate of authenticity, signed and numbered

Scale, dimensions & margins

A3 Edition

Total size: 29.7 x 42 cm – 11.7×16.5″

Image size: 24 x 36 cm – 9.4 x 14.2″

White margin: 2.85 x 3.0 cm – 1.1 x 1.2″

A2 Edition

Total size: 42 x 59.4 cm – 16.5 x 23.4″

Image size: 34 x 51 cm – 13.4 x 20.1″

White margin: 4 x 4.2 cm – 1.6 x 1.7″

Gallery Edition

Total size: 74 x 111.8 cm – 29.1 x 44″

Image size: 66.7 x 100 cm – 26.3 x 39.4″

White margin: 3.7 x 5.9 cm – 1.5 x 2.3″

Museum Edition

Total size: 111.8×167.7cm – 44×66″

Image size: 100x150cm – 39.4×59.1″

White margin*: 5.8×8.85cm – 2.3×3.5″

Château Edition

Total size: 127.0 x 190.5 cm – 50 x 75″

Image size: 115 x 172.5 cm – 45.3 x 67.9″

White margin: 6 x 8.85 cm – 2.4 x 3.5″

Palace Edition

Total size: 152.4×228.6 cm – 60×90″

Image size: 140x210cm – 55.1 x 82.7″

*White margin*: 6.2×9.3cm – 2.4×3.7″

* A different white margin width is possible under request

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