Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Dialogues on Performance III: Draw to Perform

For those of you interested in drawing as performance and who are down in London you might be interested in this.

Dialogues on Performance III: Draw to Perform
2-4pm, 3rd July 2014, Room C202, Central Saint Martins, Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA

This event is free. To book a place Click here
There will be presentations by Kimbal Quist Bumstead, Foá + Hosea, Carali McCall, Ram Samocha


In December 2013 arebyte Gallery and performance s p a c e held 'Draw to Perform', the first international symposium on the connection between performance art and drawing and the relevance of drawing as a modern medium, curated by artist Ram Samocha.

Central Saint Martins will host presentations of documentation from this event as well as discussion. Like the original symposium, this event aims to promote the growing stream of live drawing performance, to distinguish it as a unique entity and allow it to rise from the eclectic, wider definition of performance art.

Artists’ work will be presented that is fundamentally concerned with drawing, in that drawing connects elements of line, movement, space and time and physicality, as mark-making is the result of gesture and body movement. For some, drawing is rather conceived as installation, video, performance, painting, writing and animation. Many of the participating artists are interested in exploring the idea of trace as memory and in connection to temporality. Others focus on the physical and sensorial experience of drawing, either in relation to human body proportions or to physical exercise.

 The event was recorded, see this recording here