Ecologies of Drawing Online Talks
27th April, 11 – 12.30 BST
From an open call for papers, the Drawing Research Network at Loughborough University present a series of online talks under the theme Ecologies of Drawing. Speakers for each of the events have been selected to offer differing perspectives of themes emerging in response to the call for papers around the notion of Ecologies of Drawing .
Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/drawing-research-group-loughborough-university-42682731203
This panel invites Eric Le Coguiec, Vu Thi Phuong Linh, and Fiona Lim Tung & Julia Nakanishi to present papers on the role of drawing in the intersections of architecture, ecology, and politics. This event will be chaired by James Bowen, a practice-led PhD student at Loughborough University who is investigating the research question ‘How can voice be explored as a tool for drawing?’ and the role of surface, trace, and technology in the production of voice.
Eric Le Coguiec is currently a professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Liege and whose research focusses on drawings as a mode of knowledge in architecture. Vu Thi Phuong Linh is conducting a PhD research project Living with Water in the Mekong Delta at K.U. Leuven and whose research seeks to unravel landscape transformations through traditional practices and responses to imposed hard-engineering infrastructure development. Fiona Lim Tung is Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto researching drawing as a form of resistance. Fiona will be presenting collaborative research with Julia Nakanishi who is currently a designer at PUBLIC WORK in Toronto and whose work explores architectures of degrowth and community-informed design.
The Drawing Research Network Ecology of Drawing Events have been organised by staff and PhD researchers from the Drawing Research Group at Loughborough University, chaired by Deborah Harty. This series aims to explore Ecologies of Drawing and how they might act as agents of change. Scientifically concerned with the interrelationships of organisms and environments in the context of drawing the term ecology might be understood generously to include: environments of dynamic exchange and metastable equilibrium; inter-relational sites of spatial and temporal encounter; the complex systems and patterns of material and virtual worlds; social, political, and economic ecologies; self-sustaining microcosms within spheres of containment; and fragile interdependencies. In the light of the analogous and entwined conditions of drawing and ecology, we are curious to learn how the agency of drawing operates as an ecological practice – be it in graphite trails, sonic traces, and waves of light, or events and encounters that activate diverse thought and conversation.
Speakers for each of the events have been selected to offer differing perspectives of themes emerging in response to the call for papers around the notion of Ecologies of Drawing.
Other talks in the series are:
‘Living Environments and Human Culture’ 6th April 2022
‘Mapping Environments’ 25th May 2022 ‘
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