Time trace: A drawn perception

If drawing is the trace of an action, and action is transitory, could drawing then exist as a perception of time in space? ‘Time Trace: a drawn perception’ investigates the tactility of the drawing discipline specifically within the context of performative practices. The article aims to discover the act of drawing as a way of […]

Trace and catharsis: Embodied drawing

Cover of publication, Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice volume 7, issue 1, published by Intellect Books UK. This issue contains research article, Trace and catharsis: Embodied drawing by Brooke Leigh.

For the past decade, my artistic research practice has explored the performative aspect of drawing. Recently, I have come to realize how the performative process can function as an experience of catharsis. By examining a selection of works from my practice, Cassils, Louise Bourgeois, Ana Mendieta and Tracey Emin, that exemplify the act of mark […]