Katherine Bull: DATA
Central city walkabouts unveils mixed bag of artworks
Not all art is drowned out by jingle bells of the silly season. MELVYIN MINNAAR pops in at a few CBD galleries.
... Around the corner from the new Bell-Robers, at 80 Hout Street, is the João Ferreira Gallery - another hot CBD art space.
Katherine Bull is presently a kind of "artist-in-residence" in the sweet white space where her show, Data, is providing a thoroughly engaging experience- especially for, but not only for "computer art" geeks.
A printmaker of note and committed to literally pushing the envelope for how printed meaning operates, she has set out on a painstaking, complicated, exploratory portrait project, using her computer and commercial colour separation printing.
Working with willing sitters, hers is a "reinvention" of life drawing, but more specifically a process of analyses of the "data" of visual information...
Excerpt from: Cape Times, 28 December 2020