Graphite Dust is obtained by breaking up and mixing graphite of various types.
These works are made on white paper using a slow process of adding and subtracting graphite dust.
First the entire surface is covered with dust, then it is removed using different tools and cancellation marks.
The end result is covered in fixative and mounted on canvas, or sometimes left to the alchemy of time.
Since 1984 the artist has investigated how Graphite Dust interacts with opaque and shiny elements,
with colour, gold, silver, with cut-out shapes, string, dry stamp, and lines incised with an etching needle.
Since 1988 these works with Graphite Dust have been produced by Dario Serra and his school: Skolè