The drawings of the "Vesuvio Recordings" series were made by using seismographs as drawing instruments. Like the film camera in the film works, the technical tool is hereby transposed from a merely registering function to a drawing instrument, sounding the inherent formal texture of information. 
 

Vesuvio Recording (August 2009), 2009

Ink drawing with seismograph
recording: 30 x 95 cm



Images:
Installation view at Galerie Binder, Munich, 2014 © Rosa Barba