Title: Taking a Line for a Walk & Line Drawing
Measurements: 1.7 miles
Description: 'Taking a line for a Walk' (12 min's) is an experimental film which records a performance that drew a line around the boundary of Stockwell in South London. 'Line Drawing' (2.54 min's) is about the details of the lines.
Material: white water-soluble paint; drawing machine
Exhibition: Studio Caparrelli
James Hockey Gallery
Notes: 'Taking a Line for a Walk' https://vimeo.com/103926626 is a 12 minute film that records the performance where a white line was drawn in actual space around the boundary of Stockwell in South London, defining, marking and mapping the area. The line was made with white poster paint and a Line Drawing Machine constructed by the artist. The drawing lasted for approximately 2 weeks. 'Line Drawing' is a 2 minute film that examines the poetry of the actual lines drawn on the road and pavement surfaces during the performance, 'Taking a Line for a Walk'. Films shot by Polly Nash, edited by Polly Nash and Susan Stockwell, produced by Spectacle Productions.