British artist Keira Rathbone has discovered a new way to create art, with an old method of printing words; typewriting. Armed with nothing but a sheet of paper and a typewriter, Rathbone creates images of scenery and famous places. In this video, she “draws” a picture of the Esztergomi Bazilika (Cathedral) from the banks of the River Danube in Štúrovo / Párkány, Slovakia.
The video is a minute and a half long, but shows two and a half hours of painstaking work. The time lapse shows the artist using the typewriter to create the landscape art work, controlling the position of the paper inside the machine as she prints letters to create shadows and textures. Rathbone chooses a wide variety of subjects for the typewriter art, using her machine to create images of fruit, places and people.
Visit Keira Rathbone’s website for more typewriter art.