12 May 2019
Draw Performances programme: artists making work live at the fair
Draw Art Fair London is presenting four artists – John Franzen, Simon Heijdens, Linda Karshan and Harald Smykla – whose drawing practice dives across the borders of form into performance. They will be performing their live projects daily at Saatchi Gallery during the fair. Free to all ticket-holders.
John Franzen is making a performative drawing in his Each Line One Breath series (pictured above, courtesy @JohnFranzen)
Location: Yoko Uhoda Gallery, G12.1, Second floor
Dates & times: 15 May, 6-8pm; 16, 17 & 19 May, 12-1pm and 4-5pm; 18 May, 4-5pm
Simon Heijdens is using light and water to make his Water Drawings
Location: G15.1, Second floor
Dates & times: fair hours
Linda Karshan is performing her walked drawings at Saatchi Gallery daily on the staircase
Meeting point: The Redfern Gallery,G5.2, Ground floor
Dates & times: 16-19 May, 4-4.10pm; arrive at the meeting point 3.55pm
Harald Smykla is performing his Movie Protocols, pictographic shorthand notations of films that are drawn in real time. Presented by England & Co.
Performance location: G15.2, Second floor
Dates & times: 15 May, 6-8pm
16-19 May 2-4pm (exact duration depends on the length of each movie)