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Hyperdrawing : Beyond the Lines of Contemporary Art

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In hyperdrawing: beyond the lines of contemporary art, authors and artists come together to explore the potential of what drawing in contemporary art theory and practice might become. In this follow-up to 2007's drawing now: between the lines of contemporary art, Phil Sawdon and Russell Marshall, two of the current directors of TRACEY, curate contemporary drawing within fine art practice from 2006 through to 2010. Four essays and images from 33 international artists collectively explore the boundaries of the hyperdrawing space, investigating in essence what lies beyond drawing - images that use traditional materials or subjects whilst also pushing beyond the traditional, employing sound, light, time, space and technology. Over and above traditional views and practices, the authors and artists in this book recognise and embrace the opportunities inherent in the essential ambiguity of drawing. Practitioners of hyperreal works, 2D3D4D pieces and installations that push beyond photorealism all find their place within this new conception of hyperdrawing as techne, a productive space no longer limited by spatial boundaries.Artists including Catherine Bertola, Layla Curtis, Garrett Phelan, Suzanne Treister and Ulrich Vogl alongside the essays of Emma Cocker, Siun Hanrahan and Marsha Meskimmon provide a contemporary view in both visual and written form of how ambiguity can be used as a strategic approach in drawing research and practice.
A gallery in book form, hyperdrawing takes drawing beyond the interaction of pencil and paper and traces contemporary adventures in multiple dimensions and alternate realities.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 252 x 252 x 13mm | 559g
  • I.B. TAURIS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 102pp bw integrated
  • 1780762542
  • 9781780762548
  • 371,514

Table of contents

Preface
Introduction
TO DRAW: Drawing Draws Draward
Between Formation
The Idiom of the Mark
Trailing Temporal Trace
Particles of Moisture...
Honks, Horns, Howls & Laughter
Through Ambiguity... Toward [Hyper]Drawing
Artwork Details
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The editors of TRACEY are Simon Downs, Russell Marshall, Phil Sawdon, Andrew Selby and Jane Tormey. The TRACEY editors also produced Drawing Now : Between the Lines of Contemporary Art (I.B.Tauris, 2007)
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About Russell Marshall

Phil Sawdon and Russell Marshall are directors of TRACEY and together with fellow directors Simon Downs, Andrew Selby and Jane Tormey they also edited Drawing Now : Between the Lines of Contemporary Art (I.B.Tauris, 2007).
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