DRAWING OUT: 2012 is a transdisciplinary conference and collaboration between RMIT Melbourne & The University of the Arts London.
Working with the assumption that drawing is not simply a way of thinking and communicating but an integral part of our everyday and professional lives DRAWING OUT: 2012 will address, how drawing functions as a part of literacy through three themes; Drawing and Notation – Drawing as Writing – Drawing: recording and discovery .
Submissions are be sought from academics, industry professionals, practitioners and others engaged in the fields of: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Practices; Art and Design , Digital Schemas; Fashion Templates; Architectural and Engineering Designs; Creative Writing; Mathematical, Musical and Dance notation, Media and Communications Concepts; Cartography and Scientific Schematics; Architectural and Mathematical Modeling; Business and Financial Mapping; Legal, Educational and Political Visualisations.
Proposals for papers, workshops, panels and other innovative modes of presentation will be sought in three broad streams, that address the following themes:
1. Drawing and Notation. Drawing as a sometimes intuitive other times driven by convention means of mapping appearance and movement . With special reference to innovative methods of notation .
2. Drawing as Writing Drawing after, before and as a part of writing. An exploration of literacy and communication.
3. Drawing: recording and discovery. Drawing as a speculative activity and means of holding and transferring information.
All proposals should be 30 minutes in duration – please refer to your chosen theme in your abstract
Please use the following link to register and submit an abstract for Drawing Out: 2012
Schedule for submissions:
Authors submit their abstracts by 28th October 2011
The abstracts are plain text, and are entered directly into the webpage.
There is no need for any uploading of PDF’s at this stage. All abstract submissions will be via an external website, authors must create their own log in name and password
Abstracts are reviewed and accepted/rejected by 18th November 2011
Authors are notified of acceptance/rejection by 30th November 2011
Authors log into the system and upload their papers by January 6th 2012
Feedback on papers recived by 3rd February 2012
Authors log into the system and download/print the reviews, then upload the final/edited version of the papers by 17th February 2012
. Power points to e.webb-ingall (@)chelsea.arts.ac.uk by 24th Febraury 2012
Please see below for proposed schedule for the 3 day conference:
Wednesday 28th March 2012 daytime
National Gallery, London – Theme: What makes a good drawing?
Wednesday 28th March 2012 evening
Opening of Exhibtion at Central Saint Martins Gallery, Kings Cross, London
Details of exhibition TBC
Thursday 29th March 2012 daytime
Chelsea College of Art and Design, 45 Millbank, London
Friday 30th March 2012 daytime
Wimbledon College of Art, Merton Hall Road, London
Friday 30th March 2012 evening
Closing conference event at Wimbledon Gallery
Details of exhibition TBC