Workshop

Speculative Schematics: Drawing the 'maybe was'

25 Nov 2019

Regular hours

Mon, 25 Nov
18:30 – 20:30

Cost of entry

£20, £17 Estorick Members

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

London, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Highbury & Islington

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Join artist Rachel McRae to imagine speculative alternatives to the missing parts of partially destroyed ancient artefacts and create multi-layered drawings on Mylar, a plastic film typically used for technical drawings.

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Join artist Rachel McRae to imagine speculative alternatives to the missing parts of partially destroyed ancient artefacts and create multi-layered drawings on Mylar, a plastic film typically used for technical drawings.

In this workshop, participants will consider what it means to recreate, rebuild and remake. We will examine the roles that doubt, speculation and imagination play when reconstructing the lost Umberto Boccioni sculptures, partially destroyed ancient artifacts, and everyday objects. Participants will create a "sedimentary schematic" multi-layered mylar drawing of a damaged artifact, imagining how the lost parts might have originally appeared or what we would have liked them to be.

About the artist
Rachel McCrae is a multimedia artist currently based in London (UK) and has an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), a BFA from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) and exhibits her work internationally. Rachel is one half of the collective, Digital&Dead which explores 21st Century rituals around death and dying.
www.rachelmccrae.com

Exhibiting artists

Umberto Boccioni

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