Dialogues on Performance II: Drawing Performance – Performing Drawing

2-4pm, Weds 20th March, Central Saint Martins, London

As part of the ‘Making Knowledge’ exhibition at Central Saint Martins, which presents practice-based research by staff, Birgitta Hosea has curated one of a series of ‘Dialogues on Performance’ events on the theme of performance drawing. Five speakers from a range of disciplines will discuss very different types of work that they have created, which explore varied connections between drawing and performance. Steve Roberts, a traditional animator who specialises in animating in pencil, will talk about how his animation work is informed by acting techniques. Artist, Robert Luzar, will present conceptual work in which the body in motion imprints and enacts erasure. Rebecca Ross will show work that she does with students to program robots that make drawings in motion. Jenny Hayton and Graham West will show installation work in which architectural drawings are rendered through embroidery inspired by techniques from costume design. Maryclare Foa will present performance drawings created through sound.

For more information and to book a free place, go to: http://cfpresearchdop2.eventbrite.co.uk.

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Here are some photos from the event:

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Steve Roberts talks about using acting techniques in traditional animation and does a live demo in pencil with webcam

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Robert Luzar discusses his performance work from his on-going practice-based PhD

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Rebecca Ross presents her drawing robots and discusses how she uses them with BA Graphic Design students to teach coding.

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As a continuation of her research into sound waves as a form of drawing, Maryclare Foa send a tweet to the international space station.

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