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Title: Taking a Line for a Walk & Line Drawing

Date: 2007

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

Provenance: London

Exhibition: Studio Caparrelli
James Hockey Gallery

Notes: 'Taking a Line for a Walk' 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.

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