Talk: Ethnobotanical Drawing
Part of Guest Series
Eye to Pencil Studio
In this talk, Lindsay Sekulowicz discuss the role of drawing as a research methodology and the role of the artist working within the archive and with ethnographic belongings.
Can an art practice engage with objects as living things? In this talk, Lindsay Sekulowicz will focus on her practice based doctoral study at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where she is working with biocultural collections from the Northwest Amazon. Lindsay will discuss the role of drawing as a research methodology, knowledge gained through making and objects, and the role of the artist working within the archive and with ethnographic belongings. Colour and materials are important in Lindsay’s practice, from working with raw pigments from earth/plant sources to new colour charts and studies on bioluminescent funghi.
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
Tuesday, 20 September6.30-8pm
*TICKETS Tickets are £10. Note: STUDENT/UNWAGED discount of
33%. Use the code: student-33 at checkout
Lindsay Sekulowicz is an artist whose practice is immersed in nature, cultural artefacts and herbariums. She is currently resident at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew where she is undertaking a PhD. In the Autumn her research will take her to the Amazon and Portugal. https://www.lindsaysekulowicz.com/
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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Eye to Pencil
The studio is on the 1st Floor and only accessible via stairs.