Tessa Grundon
Contour in 16 Pieces
2010
Mud and beeswax on handmade paper
40" x 40"
Each of the 16 parts of this painting is washed with a different mud from the marshes, mudflats and banks of the Stour in Suffolk, UK. I worked closely with local beekeepers, using wax from their beehives to coat the surface. The topographical contour lines of the same geographical area are then incised into the surface on a scale of 1:25,000.
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