Drawing Biennial 2015

Exhibition: 5 March – 30 April · Auction: 16 April 10am – 30 April 9pm

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Laura Eldret

Plan for a Rug #artistimpression

Year 2015
Medium Ink, pencil and watercolour
Dimensions 36.5 x 32.6 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Thu 30 April, 2015 at 9:00pm
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Laura Eldret:

Laura Eldret (b.1982, UK). Awards include a shortlisted artist for the Vordemberger Prize (2016), and a Gasworks URRA residency in Buenos Aires (2016). Eldret programmed a major seminar What is the Digital Draw? about net art, computer art and the digital at Drawing Room, London (2016). Select exhibitions include CCA Derry, NI (2016); Tannery Projects, London (2016); Fig-2 50/50, ICA, London (2015); Focal Point Gallery, Southend (2015); Drawing Room, London (2015); Artlicks Weekend (2014); Tannery Arts, London (2014); South London Gallery (2013); Ikon, Birmingham, UK (2013); The Gallery, Arts University Bournemouth, UK (2012); Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne (2012); Glasgow International (2012); and Camden Arts Centre, London (2011).

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Plan for a Rug #ArtistImpression reflects on stereotypes of art making, and features motifs of pens, pencils and perspectival lines. The drawing is also a proposal for an art work in the form of a rug. Eldret has recently spent time in a Zapotec community in Mexico, where she has designed and commissioned a series of woollen rugs that combine her own observations and research interests with the makers’ life stories and anecdotes. This works relates to Eldret's project which opens and closes the Fig 2 programme at ICA, London.