Leonardo On-Line

Fig. 3

Mario Ramiro, Lascaux copy, photocopy toner applied directly on the wall and fixed with heat, 90 x 30 cm, 1984. This image refers to the act of leaving a palm print on the surface of a cave wall, except that the process is based on the electrostatic properties of photocopiers. Like the original palm print in the cave at Lascaux, this work presented the characteristics of a cut-out image on a dark pigmented background.

Between Form and Force