Discussing the importance of the process of drawing and how personally meaningful experiences can find their way into the world, with examples which may or may not traditionally be considered as drawings.
I've suggested that both DJ-ing and traditional curating involve organising individual works together to be more than the sum of their parts and to speak to people individually and as a whole.
I’ve heard the relationship between curator and artist described like that between a cat and a mouse, cats preferring the chase to the capture. The suggestion is curators like to discover artists rather than have artists approach them. That is interesting for me an artist.
We saw some hope in the figure of the boundary-crossing running-messenger epitomised by James Steventon.
For #r3fest 2018 – In Exile, James delivers messages electronically in the form of a running related quote displayed randomly from a collection of contributed quotes when visiting: www.jamessteventon.com/in-exile/the-only-running-footman.
"It’s like watching a chrysalis become a butterfly: The prototypes are impressive, but the kouros is timeless; he might be about to breathe, move, speak ... Even in relatively static positions, the implication of movement is the transfiguring achievement of these classical figures."
As Maharishi replied when asked by Andy Kaufman about the secret of comedy, “[One] must first say one thing and then say another thing and these two things will usually contrast – but what makes the contrast so evident is the journey in between, which is the journey through a field of silence”.
CVAN-EM recently caught up with some of the artists who have been involved in Meet the Artist over the last three years, finding out what they’ve been doing since and what they’re working on now.
A running-based performance cum wedding gift cum birthday present. James will be dressed as an 18th Century Running Footman, based on an etching from the Old and New London by George Walter Thornbury, 1873.
Sculptorvox is a 7 volume series containing written and photographic contributions that have broadly and creatively interpreted, discussed and responded to a theme by exploring associations, presenting stories and constructing narratives, with each volume produced as a limited print run. ‘Geometry of Nothing’ is the inaugural volume in this series.