The Roots of Industry, 2016
Exclusive limited edition of 6 etchings with 2 artist proofs.
62cm x 75cm unframed
Printed on Japanese Kozo paper
Price £1,900 incl VAT (+ shipping)
For The Roots of Industry Candice Lin reinterprets an engraving of the Potosí silver mines in Bolivia by Theodor de Bry. The Andean potato was cultivated to feed indigenous miners mining silver and mercury in places like Potosí. In turn, this silver and the excess potatoes travelled across the sea and fuelled the Industrial Revolution in the UK and Europe. Sold unframed. This print has been produced to accompany Candice Lin's exhibition A Body Reduced to Brilliant Colour at Gasworks, her first UK solo show.
Candice Lin received her MFA in New Genres at the Salon Breton in Paris (2017), the Kadist Art Foundation in Paris, the Delfina Foundation in London, La Maison Populaire in Paris, and Akuna Zentroa/Alhondiga Bilbao, Spain with recent solo exhibitions at Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles and CAAA, Guimarães.
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