Talk: Drawing and the Found Object
Alastair Levy
Part of Guest Series Eye to Pencil Studio
Tue 15 Nov 6.30-8pm
In this talk Alastair Levy will explore the role of drawing within a multidisciplinary practice that also incorporates video, photography, painting and sculpture. TALK DESCRIPTION
The impulse to collect and work with found objects links these diverse approaches to image-making. Alastair will examine how drawing connects with this drive to archive the everyday. He will discuss how drawing can be both a form of ‘exercise’ in its own right, seeking no preconceived outcome, as well as a means to realising more structured, finished artworks. What is the relationship between these two very different kinds of activity and how do they inform each other?

Guest Series Format: We will be joined by guests from different fields: art, ethnobotany, anatomy, and photography each of whom is committed to drawing. The format for the Guest Series will be for each guest to give a talk about how drawing relates to their own work and field, then at a later date they will lead a day long drawing workshop based on their practice.
Tuesday, 15 November6.30-8pm 
*TICKETS
Tickets are £10. Note: STUDENT/UNWAGED discount of 33%. Use the code: student-33 at checkout  
BIO  
Alastair Levy is a multidisciplinary artist, who studied photography at the Royal College of Art. His work spans different media with photography at the core yet returns to drawing periodically as a part of his practice. He is also a leading portrait photographer commissioned by art publications, artists and cultural figures. www.alastairlevy.net/

WHO Anyone who is interested in drawing or who draws but would like to try out new materials and techniques centred on drawing.

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Tickets: £10

Suitable for ages: 16+

Organised by Eye to Pencil

Contact
Mrs Luci Eyers
t: 07880790905
e: studio@eyetopencil.art


Accessibility:
The studio is on the 1st Floor and only accessible via stairs.
Eye to Pencil


Eye to Pencil Studio
26 Exmouth Market
London
EC1R 4QE
07880790905

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