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Open Circle

February10, 2016

part of“Draw to Perform“ at OCADU

Aparticipatory live drawing performance in metalpoint, that engaged passersby,with the assistance of Marina Stojkovic, OCADU Alumna and artist


Drawing Symposium, “Draw to Perform” 

Participating Artists: 
Ram Samocha, collaboration with Nava MassesWaxman 
Francisco-Fernando Granados 
Robert Luzar 
Kerryn Graham 
Nicole Collins 
Kate Wilson 
Cathy Daley 

Day 1: 
Live Performances, Wednesday February 10, 12:00 - 2:00pm, 
in the Great Hall 
Panel discussion with the Artists, Wednesday February10, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, in the Great Hall 

Day 2: 
Artist Talk by Ram Samocha, Room MCA 190 (12:00 – 1:00pm), open to Thesis and all OCAD U students. This will be followed by workshopsin the Great Hall, Thursday February 11, 1:30 - 6:00 pm. 
Workshop 1: 1:30 – 3:30 pm 
Workshop 2: 4:00 – 6:00 pm 

Draw to Perform visits OCAD U is a two day event,curated by Ram Samocha. Samocha is a multidisciplinary artist currently livingin the UK. Samocha is the founder of Draw to Perform, an international symposiumfor Drawing Performance. 

Day one of the symposium will feature liveperformances by local and international artists. Day two will open with anartist talk by Ram Samocha, followed by workshops in the Great Hall. 

The workshops will explore drawing as performance andstrategies for forming a dialog between drawing, process and performance.Participants will draw live, share and discuss their outcomes and ideas. Theresulting works will be exhibited in the Great Hall during the Life Studiesexhibition, running the same week. 

For the workshops, participants will need to bringbasic drawing materials such as graphite, charcoals, chalks, Conté, ballpointpen, acrylic paints, black ink, brushes, and masking tape. Paper will beprovided for the workshop. 

Free admission
Initiated and coordinated by James Olley

For further information on Draw to Perform follow thelinks below:http://drawtoperform.com/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVF6SNhjsDMpFK7YVTVNphg
https://www.facebook.com/drawtoperform

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