Void Boy, 2017
etching on Hahnemuhle paper
15 1/4 in. x 14 1/4 in.
Onnen has often drawn from early animation techniques. This print is a phenakistiscope animation, an animation device popular in the 19th century. A sequence of discrete images on the outside of a disc become animated when the disc is spun. Produced at the Frans Masereel Centrum. Signed, numbered and dated in pencil. With Frans Masereel Centrum blind stamp.
Serge Onnen is a Dutch artist whose work has been shown in Europe, South America and North America. Residencies: Rijksakademie, Amsterdam; Glassell Program Houston, TX; ISCP program NYC; Cite International des Arts Paris. He is the trumpet player for the improvisational band Oorbeek.