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Draw to Perform: Drawing Performance Symposium

Saturday 23 November 2013
Words Spindle

Calling all art fans (and people who would love to learn more about drawing, too)! On the 5th, 6th and 7th December, Arebyte Gallery and Performance Space will be holding an event that aims to highlight the connection between performance art and drawing and drawing as a modern medium used today. Here’s the line up and what you can be expecting from this insightful and exciting project…

Thursday 5th December: Screening night! Arebyte Gallery, 6-10pm. There will be video performances from a number of artists including John Court, Stuart Brisley and Tony Orrico.

Friday 6th December: Live Performances at Performance Space from 6-10pm from artist including Hannah Turner Wallis, Sally Madge and John Court.

and, finally…

Saturday 7th December: Discussion Day from 2-6pm. Your chance to hear some incredible artists speak about their work and this innovative project. The panel is made up of Ram Samocha (‘Draw to Perform’ curator), Nick Kaye (Professor of Performance Studies, University of Exeter) and other artists from the event. There’s also an interview with Tony Orrico which is one not to miss, as well as an Artist Talk with other acclaimed artists from across the event.

So, all in all, this event is not one to be missed by art lovers or people just wanting to learn about art! Plus, it’s free entry for all of you art uni students out there…even better!

For more information about this groundbreaking event, visit the arebyte gallery and Performance Space websites, and pencil this one in to your diary; not one to be missed!

arebyte gallery – Unit 4, White Post Lane, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London UK E9 5EN

Performance Space – Unit 6 Hamlet Industrial Estate, 96 White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, London E9 5EN

Words: Emily Noakes