Juliao Sarmento; Seven houses & six flats, 2006
13 prints using photo etching, digital printing, etching and aquatint printed on Magnani Pescia. Prints are signed individually. The digital prints are printed on surface gampi and colle’d to the Pescia. Boxed portfolio. Designed by Julião Sarmento and Jacob Samuel. Artist’s photographs scanned and printed by Anthony Racco on Kozo-backed Gampi. Size of paper: 49.5 x 40.6 cm. 19.5 x 16 inches. Edi¬tion:18. Edition Jacob Samuel, Santa Monica.
This project documents every home the artist has lived in his native Portugal. Some of the architectural schematics are taken from the actual blueprints for the buildings and others are drawn from memory. Still others are renderings of the psychological impression the structure made on the artist.