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The Scream

The print is about the time I was bitten by a dog in the veterinary clinic where I work. I didn't want to pull my finger away, as I thought the dog would bite even harder, so I had to scream to make him let go. It is a print about risking my body in order to perform my job.
This is a two block woodcut which was laser cut from blocks which were first made in lino. It has been printed like a monoprint with lots of selective inking and hand burnishing, using a Kurosaki and a ball-bearing baren. This work is for sale. Price €950

57 x 43

Wuon-Gean Ho

Wuon-Gean Ho was born in Oxford, and graduated with a BA in History of Art from Cambridge University, before taking up a Japanese Government Scholarship in 1998 to study woodblock printmaking in Japan. She later studied MA Printmaking at the Royal College of Art, graduating with a distinction in 2016. She is based in the UK where she works in print, artist’s books and animation. Her current works are part of a three year project of 100 prints, called Diary of a Printmaker, which she started when she was a fellow at the Royal Academy Schools, London.

Birthdate: 22/03/1973

Nationality: United Kingdom


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