The Drawing Room is the only public gallery in the UK and Europe dedicated to the investigation and presentation of international contemporary drawing. The Drawing Room produces exhibitions, artist-led projects, talks and publications that provide opportunities for artists, across nationalities, generations and cultures, to develop their practice. The visionary programme is widely disseminated via the web, exhibition tours and the international distribution of publications.

Friday, 16 July 2010

Drawn animation screening, 17 July 2010

The Drawing Room Screening:

Following on from our recent exhibition Shudder, UPProjects invited The Drawing Room to present a selection of artists animations. As well as screening works by artists Edwina Ashton co-commissioned by Animate Projects and The Drawing Room, Markus Vater and Raymond Pettibon we will feature Shudder, an animation produced in collaboration with Postgraduate Diploma Character Animation (Pg Dip CA), Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London.

17th July 4–10pm. Gillett Square, London N16 8JN

For one day only in Gillett Square, the portavilion bubble will be transformed into a temporary cinema presenting films from Hackney Archives and Dalston’s Rio cinema; artists’ animations brought to the programme by The Drawing Room and the animation Shudder made in collaboration with Pg Dip Character Animation, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London; a film about the first British feminist and Hackney resident Mary Wollstonecraft by Hackney based Fragments & Monuments fi lm and performance company, and a dance-fi lm exploring Dalston’s public spaces, made by local residents and East London Dance. Local residents are encouraged to bring in footage or images of Hackney and Dalston and its rapid change which may be later displayed in the Hackney Museum.

During the evening, the Portavilion bubble will come alive with projections on its surface and films will be screened along with music.

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