Amelia Barratt’s Annotations project connects drawing with the voice, sound and the written word. It revolves around an elusive librarian, a rendition of a character frequently used in Barratt’s written work. She is anachronistic, fearful, droll and finely tuned to the minutiae of her everyday environment.  

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Drawing Room invites proposals that examine critical issues around contemporary drawing. We offer postgraduate students and scholars the chance to field test and peer-review research, and to network and engage with a wider community of academics and specialists. 

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Artists and curators taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their work. This list has been compiled by Amelia Barratt for her commission for Annotations II.

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Artists and curators taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their work. This list has been compiled by Vanessa Baird for If ever there were an end to a story that had no beginning, the first UK survey of renowned this Norwegian artist. 

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Artists and curators taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their work. This list has been compiled by Jasmine Johnson for her commission for Annotations II.

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Artists and curators taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their work. This list has been compiled by Donna Huddleston for Donna Huddleston,The Exhausted Student, the artist’s first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK, which presents a new series of drawings in pencil, colour and silverpoint within a theatrical environment.

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