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APRIL VOLLMER www.aprilvollmer.com


Vertical Inhale, 2011 Woodblock and silkscreen on Gozen washi Aspen, 2013 Woodblock and silkscreen on Gozen washi


April Vollmer Full Moon, 2011 Woodblock and silkscreen on Gozen washi


April Vollmer is a printmaker working in mokuhanga, Japanese woodblock, with a special interest in combining traditional and new technologies. Her digital and hand-print- ed works overlay x-ray images onto photo- graphic depictions of her body along with delicate abstract pattern, making note of the medical technologies present in our most intimate spaces. The combining of the fragile natural images of bodies, overlaid with the machines of the medical, creates an elegiac meditation on our fragile physical existence in the midst of the virtual. Vollmer’s work reminds us of the inescapable and visceral physicality of the body in an increasingly virtual world.


Bio April Vollmer received an MFA from Hunter College, and specializes in Japanese wood- block printmaking. She has had solo shows at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Steinhardt Gallery, AIR Gallery, The Phillips Museum of Art. She has taught mokuhanga techniques since 1998, and was a Board Member of the First International Mokuhanga Conference.


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