Visions of Another Continent

– Strange Movements in the Fountain –

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
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Strange movements in the fountain

Significance of the artwork:

This artwork teaches us to look twice before we think we know something, as we may be ignoring something vital.

 

Description:

In the wildest regions of Australia there are two species of crocodiles. The image shows the dreaded estuary or saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), known there affectionately as “salties”. It is the largest species of crocodile in the world; they are tremendously aggressive and excellent hunters. They are capable of living in both freshwater and up to 500 km inland: bathing in any of the thousands of kilometers of coastline that constitute their territory would be suicidal. The Mediterranean countries would not be what they are if we had these prehistoric animals on our shores.

The panic I experienced when penetrating an area inhabited by these deadly creatures and having to crossmasses of water in my car where their presence was possible, caused in my case, a small trauma that warns me of their potential presence even in areas hardly accessible to them, like the crocodile that appears in the image, which seems to have taken one of the sculptural fountains of the park as his home.

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 photo-realistic appearance, with deeper blacks and higher contrast than a matte paper

Matte – optionally (Edition Etching)

“Strange movements in the fountain” looks better using a satin paper, according to its author, who prefers the photo-realistic appearance of the satin paper to provide veracity to the story. The matte finish is slightly soft for this artwork. 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

Kakadu National Park (AU) 

Cáceres – Spain

Main gear

Canon EOS 5Ds-R & 5D mark III

Canon EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM (Art)

 

 

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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