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Field of Action - Performative Drawings & Paintings. A Draw to Perform project at Canning Gallery, London, March 2022

 

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Workshop 1 - Saturday 12 March 10:00-12:00

Workshop 2 - Sunday 13 March 10:00-12:00

There will be two bookable workshop sessions in this upcoming project by Draw to Perform. The workshops will explore drawing performance and strategies for forming a dialogue between drawing, painting, sound, process and performance. Participants will draw live, share and discuss their outcomes and ideas. Workshops will target different groups and issues in drawing and performance. It will allow the general public the opportunity to experience an art form first-hand, work with and be tutored by some of the leading artists in their field.

All of the workshops are suitable for all ages (12+) and do not require prior drawing or performance experience. All drawing materials will be provided.

Please note Canning Gallery has limited space capacity and workshops have limited numbers of tickets. Book your tickets online as soon as possible and reserve your participation in this event.

 

Saturday 12 March 10:00-12:00

Body painting. Personal History. Performance

Workshop with KV Duong

The workshop will focus on strategies and ideas on how to weave one’s life history into your practice, specifically in a performative context. KV will introduce his practice and share sources of ideas and experimentation. Participants will get a demonstration and then try out themselves the following topics: using your body as a paint brush, using sound sourced from youtube and real life (e.g., your voice) and looping the audio, using video projection and video looping/ layering.

Technical requirement: Smart phone with free app ‘Meitu’ downloaded

KV Duong (b.1980 Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam) is a London-based artist with a practice that spans painting, sculpture, and performance. Duong grew up in Canada to Chinese Vietnamese parents displaced by the Vietnam War. In his work he explores themes of migration and cultural assimilation, through a re-examination of his parents’ and his own experiences. War trauma and integration correlate with the artist’s coming out as a gay Asian man.

Duong is a self-taught artist with a background in structural engineering. He has performed at Stockholm Supermarket International Art Fair and at various London venues including Raymond Revue Bar. Duong will have his first UK institutional exhibition at the Migration Museum in April 2022.

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Sunday 13 March 10:00-12:00

From Drawing to Painting Live

Workshop with Ram Samocha

This workshop with Draw to Perform's director Ram Samocha will focus the shift from drawing to painting live. The workshop will concentrate on the connection between sharing the process and layering the marks. It will also combine between elements of movement and stillness while making marks and using sound. Participants will experiment with this performative art practice and talk about possible options of working and creating art in real time.

Ram Samocha is a multi-disciplinary artist who currently resides in Brighton, UK. Samocha’s work combines drawing with video, installation, sound, and live performance. Samocha often mixes modern and traditional drawing techniques while searching for new ways to combine between 2D and 3D work. Samocha is the founder of Draw to Perform, an international gathering of artists and theorists involved in drawing performance. Samocha’s work has been recognized nationally and internationally and his work is part of various museums and private collections. 

 

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12/March/2022
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Este es un espacio en movimiento. Estamos en búsqueda constante de nuevas ideas, procesos creativos e inquietudes artísticas.

Si tienes un proyecto, evento o taller que te gustaría realizar en  Casa Womb, escríbenos y platicaremos sobre todos los detalles para hacerlo posible. ¡Te estamos esperando!

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If you have a project, event or workshop that you would like to do at Casa Womb, write to us and we will talk about all the details to make it possible. We are waiting for you!

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Awaji Art Circus 2020 - Open Call for Performing Artists

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Awaji Art Circus 2020 - Open Call For Performing Artists! 

LOCATION: Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture and other regions in Japan
DATES: September 16 (Wed)~October 27 (Tue), 2020

SALARY: 120,000 JPY per artist, busking, plus an OPPORTUNITY TO WIN 300,000 JPY!!!

TRANSPORTATION, ACCOMMODATION and FOOD: All costs will be provided by the organizer!

Don't miss out!

We’re eagerly awaiting applications from professional artists who are engaged in and highly passionate about street performing arts! Bring your talents to Japan, perform live, and experience a new culture!

*Performance Genres Accepted: Circus acts, Musical performance, Dance, Street Theater, Live Painting, among others!
*Performance Genres Not Accepted: Aerial performances, Chinese pole, tightrope walking, teeterboard, fire acts, performances which require perfectly flat surface, others.

*If your performance does not fit within any of the above genres, please do not hesitate to contact us for confirmation about whether it is acceptable for Awaji Art Circus.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11 PM (JST) on April 19 (Sun), 2020.

Deadline: 
19/April/2020

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