In [the] Tracing Sequence, I used a means of repeated masking and sandblasting to take away the glaze and the printed imagery step-by-step. When sandblasting the sand eats away on all the pieces onerous. Something delicate and versatile, such because the glue I take advantage of for masking, stays, the sand can not penetrate it. I work my manner down, layer by layer, rendering the motif three-dimensional, till the picture is reworked into one thing resembling an imprint or an X-ray, as if a reminiscence of the picture had sunk into the plate.
Via every art work Slotte references not solely the historical past of a picture utilized to a plate, but in addition the second-hand object itself, whereas creating one thing totally new.