Deborah Kressebuch spent a whole winter in Portugal researching and researching the manufacture of artists' pigments. In her laboratory, she produced pigments which she had ground up from stones found during this color journey. She tested the pigments with different binders and formulations and developed processes for an optimal quality result. More about this here.
During two alpine summers, the artist Deborah Kressebuch collected colored stones while shepherding. She laid out an ever-expanding color wheel. Which, in turn, she processed further in two ways: the stone-on-stone series of pictures was created with the crushed stones. The second result came about in the Portugal winter, where she produced her first palette of pastels and oil pastels as well as colored pencils with the Gornergrat pigments. More about this here.
Earth Harmonies is a joint project by AlpSono and Deborah Kressebuch. The two artists experiment with improvised and intuitive sound worlds made of flute, singing bowls and overtone singing. They deal with the development of frequencies as a translation of nature, rocks and their colors. More about this here.
During the Cape Town stay in 2018, a series of works Wild Coast was created for an inn in Scarborough. The inspiration was the wild and imposing nature around the Cape of Good Hope. Deborah Kressebuch collected local stones for the first time and ground them into pigments, which she used for her paintings... read more here.