Sealing wax, linocut and embossing on Fabriano Rosapina
The triptych (Re)Print symbolises, through the fading ink, how connections fade over time until they are only lingering memories, suggested by the wax flecks on the embossing. These flecks are caused by wax left behind on the lino sheets from the sealing wax prints on the opposite wall; acting as a reflection of these lingering memories.
The two prints and one embossing were created by printing and embossing 54 lino discs, carefully recreated from the traditional hand-stamped cancellation marks appearing on the 54 letters I received. The unique impressions left by the printing and embossing process are reminders of the individual nature of both handwriting and cancellation marks over postage stamps.