From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectImage of the bottom of a foot distorted through manipulation of a photocopier’s drum. Sheridan wrote that this manipulation made the images appear to “day dream.” Part of a series of xerographic images of a foot treated with increasing distortion.
MakerSheridan, Sonia Landy
Medium and MaterialsXerographic print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 81:117:19
Measurements26.2 cm x 20.9 cm (image)
27.8 cm x 21.5 cm (sheet)
Subject and Association DescriptionSonia Landry Sheridan is a visual artist, educator, and theorist. Through her work and pedagogy, Sheridan has explored the intersections between art, science, and technology. She is a pioneer of xerographic art, and founded the Generative Systems program at the Art Institute of Chicago. Sheridan has been the editor of Leonardo, a journal examining the application of science and technology in the arts. Her work has been exhibited and collected throughout the world. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow and is a three time National Endowment For the Arts grantee.
Subject and Association KeywordsSonia Sheridan
Subject and Association KeywordsXerography
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsFoot
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop