Sumi Perera

An interdisciplinary artist who invites the viewer to reverse the editorial control by intervention. Her work has won several international awards and is held in many public collections. 2B OR NOT 2 B

A multi-component 3D print & sound installation. (electroconductive inks programmed to generate sound upon touch) A tribute to the 400th Death Anniversary of the Shakespeare. The phrase TO BE OR NOT TO BE is interpreted in various formats: spoken, drawn, written, typed, dance & Morse code.

The sound waves were generated by the sound of 2B and non 2B [1H-4H, 1B, 3B-6B] graphite pencil leads writing the phrase: TO BE OR NOT TO BE, then re-drawn, using various metalpoint styli: gold, silver, brass, copper, tin, aluminium, zinc, platinum. Includes 12 tracks.

Email: sumi_perera@hotmail.com  

Tel: 07803936892   

Website: www.saatchionline.com/sumiperera

“2B OR NOT 2 B” [To Be or Not To Be]  etching, aquatint, embossing, electroconductive inks, sound produced upon touch.  variable  2016

“2B OR NOT 2 B” [To Be or Not To Be] 

etching, aquatint, embossing, electroconductive inks, sound produced upon touch. 

variable 

2016