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Annotations will include 6 artists over a 3 year period. Each artist will undertake a period of supported residency, researching the library collection to create a work for the Outset Study  - using the wall, the space, or intervening with the library collection itself. Annotations Outset Study Commissions are supported by Veronique Parke and Outset Contemporary Art Fund.

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Drawing Room is pleased to announce a new work by Sarnath Banerjee, the third Annotations artist to create work for - and inspired by - Drawing Room’s Outset Study. Best known for his graphic novels and films that tell stories through a combination of free hand drawings and text, Banerjee has developed a new work which brings together Indian classical music and libraries.

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An afternoon of presentations and discussions, selected from an open call, examines recent research and critical issues around contemporary drawing.

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Artists taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their works.  This list has been compiled by Heather Phillipson for her newly commissioned work for the Annotations project at Outset Study.

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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 for Graphic Witness, an exhibition that considers the notion of the ‘graphic witness’, a term that harnesses the power of drawing to challenge and question the status quo, to record and reflect protest, as well as to bear witness to social injustices and the horrors of war. Graphic Witness explores the way...

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Online resources include videos, essays, study lists, exhibition guides, and our library catalogue. Drawing Room strives to provide a unique resource for the promotion of drawing, its practice, theory and methodology – proving opportunities to examine, produce and research drawing today.

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