Drawing RoomGraphic Witness Events at the Drawing Room Gallery

Explore the theme of the exhibition with a series of Graphic Designs Events organised by the Drawing Room gallery.



Graphic Design Exhibition

Until Sun 9 July 2017

Graphic Witness explores the way drawings can both document injustices and become agents that encourage us to act. The artists here use drawing to produce evidence of conflict and suffering, commentaries on injustice and as tools to prompt social change.

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 Andrea Bowers, Fascist Police (Inside Eastside 1968, no.14, pg 7), 2015 Graphite on paper, 62 x 43.5 cm Courtesy the artist and kaufmann repetto, Milano/New York. Photograph by Andrea Rossetti

Andrea Bowers, Fascist Police (Inside Eastside 1968, no.14, pg 7), 2015 Graphite on paper, 62 x 43.5 cm Courtesy the artist and kaufmann repetto, Milano/New York. Photograph by Andrea Rossetti

Study Event / Artists in Protest

Thu 15 June 2017 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Visual presentations of academic papers including ‘On the Drawings of Andrea Bowers’ by curator and writer Hannah Ellul; ‘Protest Drawings’ by artist Joy Gerrard; and ‘Nancy Spero: The War Series’ by art historian Rachel Warriner.

  £5 / FREE Click here for more info and book

 

 Nidhal Chamekh, Le Battement des Ailes No. II, 2016 Graphite, ink and transfer on cotton paper, 23 x 32.5 cm Courtesy Selma Feriani Gallery

Nidhal Chamekh, Le Battement des Ailes No. II, 2016 Graphite, ink and transfer on cotton paper, 23 x 32.5 cm Courtesy Selma Feriani Gallery

Workshop / Nidhal Chamekh: The Life of Images

Mon 19 June 2017 : 10:30am – 1:00pm

Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh leads a drawing masterclass, demonstrating drawings styles and his montage technique, with opportunities for participants to work with pen, pencil and ink.

  £20 / £16 |  Click here for more info and book

Course / Drawing: History, Collecting & Practical advice

Mon 19 June / Mon 26 June / Tues 4 July  7:00pm – 8:30pm

With presentations from collectors and curators, visits to artist studios and a private collection, and insights from experts in conservation, framing and collection management, the course provides a comprehensive introduction to collecting contemporary drawing.

  £210 / £168 / Free*|  Click here for more info and book




Studying Circles, 2015

Nidhal Chamekh, Studying Circles, 2015 Graphite on wood-free paper, 240 x 300 cm Courtesy Patrick Heide

Event / Drawing as Graphic Witness

Tues 20 June 2017 : 6:30pm – 7.30pm

Nidhal Chamekh and exhibition curator Kate Macfarlane discuss what happens to individuals caught up in political turmoil. How can drawing provide evidence of injustice, create powerful commentary and prompt social change?

  £5 / FREE|  Click here for more info and book
Kate Macfarlane and Heather Phillipson in conversation

Kate Macfarlane and Heather Phillipson in conversation Photography by Dan Weill

Study Event / Hot Lines

Mon 3 July 2017 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Through readings, presentations and discussion, Annotations artist Heather Phillipson and invited friends consider intersections of drawn and written lines – the potential convergences for visual and poetic practices in attempting to, as Kathy Acker said, ‘mine the hot stuff’.

  £10 / £8 |  Click here for more info and book

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