The long-standing tradition of calligraphy is a rich source of inspiration for the glass artist, glass being a relatively new material for spontaneous mark-making. The investigation of the calligraphic quality of artworks ultimately leads to a discussion of human body movement, because mark-making is fundamentally a kinetic exercise.
[Paper] Tani. A. (2019) Calligraphic Glass: Making Marks with Glass. Arts, 8(1), 12.
[Thesis] Tani. A. (2014) Multi-dimensional line-drawing with glass through a development of lampworking. PhD Thesis, University of Sunderland, Sunderland.