Taking a Line for a Walk

Alan Smith talking on his COVID-19 drawings. Part of the Call Centre art research project on the coronavirus crisis by Tracey Warr. Being and getting home. Experiences of time and momentum. Images emerge from the marks like something uncertainly perceived in flickering candlelight in chthonic darkness underground. Drawing, Alan says, is ‘thinking that happens on the…

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Call Centre is an art research project inviting people to share their experiences of this time of COVID-19 and how it has impacted on lives and creative processes. The project is curated by Alan Smith and Helen Ratcliffe at Allenheads Contemporary Arts. I am working on the project, together with writer Martyn Hudson Watts and artists Annie Carpenter, Kerry Morrison,…