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Am I Drawing Now?

The Experimental Drawing Studio is pleased to present:
Am I Drawing Now?

Am I Drawing Now? is a series of lectures, conversations, performances and exhibitions that seek to illuminate drawing as a cross disciplinary activity. Our series begins this fall with half-hour informal talks that take place in the Experimental Drawing Studio at UCSD. The series is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Location for all events:
Experimental Drawing Studio in SME Building, Room 202

Tuesday, November 27th, 4PM:
“Meditations on Diagramming as a form of Drawing”
Jordan Crandall, Professor and Chair of Visual Arts, UCSD

Tuesday, December 4th, 4PM:
“Ubiquitous Sketch”
Dr. Nadir Weibel, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cognitive Science, UCSD

Monday, December 10, 4PM

“What We Do is Secrete: Paul Virilio, Planetarity, and Data Visualization”
Professor Benjamin Bratton, Director,
Center for Design and Geopolitics, UCSD,
in conversation with UCSD Visual Arts Graduate Student Joshua Tonies

Tuesday Dec 11, 4PM:

“Drawing Blanks”
Professor Lesley Stern, Visual Arts UCSD,
in conversation with Visual Arts Graduate Student Allison Spence
Structural and Material’s Engineering (SME) Building at UC San Diego, SME Experimental Drawing Studio 202
9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, California 92093

The Experimental Drawing Studio provides an active research environment with a primary interest in defining drawing in an inclusive and expanded form. The drawing studio’s location in the SME Building enables integration into diverse research platforms and the studio’s reach spans across university departments, institutions and geographies.

The Experimental Drawing Studio is led by Associate Professor Amy Adler, Visual Arts UCSD and Managing Director Joshua Tonies in collaboration with Visual Arts Studio Area faculty and a committee of Visual Arts graduate students.

For more information about these events click here.

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