18 April - 3 July 2016
Cognitive Bias: Visual thinking for a digital age
- An Outset Study Plan Chest Display
How have approaches to the gesture, discipline and process of drawing changed in an age of digital technology? Debate around the value and hierarchies of drawing have gained momentum and impetus in the context of our digital, distributed, networked cultural environment. As artists continue to tease out the potential and polemics of networked behaviour and culture and probe the creative opportunities the maturing language of digital continues to offer, the “Digital Divide” plays catalyst to heightening the debate around the status of drawing in the wider context of the visual arts today. Cognitive Bias: Visual thinking for a digital age brings together a collection of approaches to the widening and responsive field of drawing and seeks to dismantle both the common perception of digital drawing as primarily an obtuse screen based aesthetic and complicate the forever evolving discipline of “traditional” drawing practices. Contributors include Hunter Cole, Jürg Lehni, NEONEWYORK, Tristin Perich, Andrew Sleigh, Edwin VanGorder, Roman Verostko, Sam Vernon, Andres Wanner, and Elliott Woond/ Mimi Son AKA Kimchi & Chips.
Guest curated by independent writer and curator Rachel Falconer
With support by Fiona Lee
Programme to co-incide with What is the Digital Draw? seminar