Sculpture - Laser Cut Paper Series


2017 - 2018

Newsprint plotting paper is laser cut to resemble fabric, leaving just the strands of warp threads. 
Newsprint paper
55gsm 
2017
60 x 80cm






Photography - Contact Prints/Photograms


2017 - 2019 

Photogram - A representation of objects laid upon a light sensitive material.
The process of photogramming/ contact printing is used to create large scale photograms of the laser cut paper works.







Publication


2017 - 2018 
Photograms See the Surface - Index Book“The photographic apparatus works like the eye. It captures all degrees and shades of reflected light, and reports to us on the variety and multiplicity of surfaces.”                                                                                        
V. V. Štech


Based on the 1935 publication, Photogaphy Sees the Surface, by Ladislav Sutnar and Jaromíre Funke, published by the State Graphic School in Prague.






Aēsop Collaboration


May 2019 

Aēsop, The Fabulist x Isobel Napier


‘In celebration of London Craft Week, we asked Isobel Napier to train her digitally controlled laser-cutter to analogue editions of our literary publication, The Fabulist’.

https://www.coaldropsyard.com/whats-on/sculptural-laser-cutting/