Draw to Perform 4

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 March

Fabrica-Draw to Perform, An International Festival of Drawing Performance
Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 March 11-5pm
Tickets for Day 1 Cost £15 or £20 on the door for a day pass, £5 per performance payable on the door.
Tickets for Day 2 Adult £10 per workshop, children £5, family tickets also available.

Drawing performance artists, dancers, and musicians from the UK and around the world are performing live at Draw to Perform’s fourth annual symposium on Saturday & Sunday, 4-5 March 11am-5pm at Fabrica, Brighton. This time the symposium will focus on the connection between drawing and movement and drawing within dance practice, curated by Ram Samocha.

Draw to Perform is an international community for drawing performance, which is a stream of performance art in which artists create their artwork in front of a live audience. This stirring art form combines drawing, theatre, dance, and music into a vibrant and dynamic act.

Day One includes multiple live performances, running over 5hr in the large space of Fabrica gallery. The audience is free to enter the space, observe performances and participate in some. The event will include collaborations with musicians;  Paul Hartnoll (Orbital), contemporary choreographers  Yael Flexer and Katrina Brown, dancers  My Johansson and Jan Rae and many more local and international performance artists.

Participating artists: Yael Flexer – Flexer and Sandiland (UK), Marega Palser (UK), River Lin (France/Taiwan), Nelly Lewis (UK), Katrina Brown (UK), Ram Samocha (UK/Israel) and Paul Hartnoll (UK), Cesar Forero (Canada/Colombia) and My Johansson (UK/Sweden), Jan Rae (Australia), Fiona Geilinger (UK), Jasmin Schaitl (Austria), Echo Morgan (UK/China).

Day 1 – Live performances
11:00-12:00
Yael Flexer – Flexer and Sandiland (UK) – http://flexerandsandiland.com
Marega Palser (UK) – http://www.mrandmrsclark.co.uk
12:15-13:15
River Lin (France/Taiwan) – http://www.riverperformance.com
13:30-14:30
Katrina Brown (UK) – https://kbdraw.org
14:45-15:45
Ram Samocha (UK/Israel) – http://www.samocha.com/index.html + Paul Hartnoll (UK) – http://paulhartnoll.com
16:00-17:00
Cesar Forero (Canada/Colombia) – http://www.cesarforero.com
Jan Rae (Australia) – http://www.janrae.com.au
 
Video Screening:
Fiona Geilinger (UK) – http://www.fionageilinger.co.uk
Durational Performances:
Jasmin Schaitl (Austria) – http://www.jasminschaitl.com/jasminschaitl/
Echo Morgan (UK/China) – http://echomorgan.com

Day Two includes bookable workshops provided by international and local artists. The workshops provide the opportunity to experience the art form first hand, work with and be tutored by some of the leading artists in their field. There’s no experience required to join the workshops and all abilities are welcomed. Participants will draw live, share and discuss their outcomes and ideas. The workshops will explore the connection between drawing, movement and dance.

 

Day 2 – Day of Workshops

11:00-12:00
Marega Palser (UK) – http://www.mrandmrsclark.co.uk
Mark Making/Moving – This workshop combines movement/dance and drawing.
12:15-13:15
Nelly Lewis (UK) – http://butomima.wixsite.com/mysiteImagination is a great Painter – Discover the magic of mime and the power of drawing in an empty space.
13:30-14:30
Katrina Brown (UK) – https://kbdraw.org
Moving body, Immaterial trace – this is a movement workshop.
14:45-15:45
Jan Rae (Australia) – http://www.janrae.com.au
Tango & the Art of Connection
16:00-17:00
River Lin (France/Taiwan) – http://www.riverperformance.com
Drawing Movements – Come to exercise your body to be a tool of drawing.