Exhibitions

James Hutchinson

Drawn

11 December 2004 - 20 February 2005

James Hutchinson combines an interest in drawing with his skills in manipulating images through computer software. His recent work is concerned with exploring what happens when late-night doodles using pencil on paper meet the latest cutting edge technology.

Additional Information

The content of the drawings comes from the artist’s everyday bank of mental images – from magazines, films and art, to comic strips and children’s television. Through a painstaking system of processing these images on screen, and the application (and misapplication) of software, Hutchinson removes his work from its humble origins, turning pixilated lines into gliding curves. The outcomes, which the artist also makes available on the world wide web, are presented at BALTIC in a variety of ways: plasma screens show over 1000 drawings in a matter of minutes, scaled up doodles are hand painted onto vast white gallery walls, and, in a large scale projection, Hutchinson collaborates with programmers to build interactive, self-generating architectures onto which hundreds more drawings are applied, creating continually evolving three-dimensional shapes.

Click here to view all Library and Archive entries for James Hutchinson

Related Content

There are no related items for this exhibition

BALTIC Love - Sign up today


Be the first to find out everything that’s upcoming at BALTIC. Be invited to preview launches, parties and artist talks. receive special discounts for BALTIC SHOP, and much more.
What you waiting for?
Sign up and get some lovin’ today.

Calendar

BALTIC Centre for
Contemporary Art

Gateshead Quays
South Shore Road
Gateshead
NE8 3BA, UK
0191 478 1810

Supported By


Connect

Site Assets - Logos - social

BALTIC 39

31-39 High Bridge
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 1EW, UK
0191 261 3830
baltic39.com
Facebook

BALTIC 39 Supported by


Open Daily 10.00-18.00
Tue 10.30-18.00
Free Admission
Donations Welcome
View Location Map

Open Wed-Sun
12.00-18.00
Thu 12.00-20.00
Free Admission
View Location Map

© BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art | Design by Founded | Built by band-x Media
BALTIC Flour Mills Visual Arts Trust, incorporated in England and Wales,
company limited by guarantee, No: 3589539 | Registered Charity No: 1076251