Call for Papers: DRAWING

Friday 18th & Saturday 19th November 2016

University of Chester, Riverside Innovation Centre

This is a call for papers for researchers, artists, practitioners and educators. The following suggestions may help delegates in preparing their papers:

  • Drawing as research/research through drawing
  • Drawing and the senses
  • Drawing and affect
  • Drawing futures
  • The therapeutic power of drawing in education
  • Contemporary approaches to drawing
  • Drawing as an expanded practice
  • Drawing as a socially engaged practice
  • Inclusive/exclusive practices through drawing
  • Generating knowledge through drawing
  • Collaborative practices in drawing
  • Drawing in the context of co-design practices
  • Pedagogies of drawing
  • Interdisciplinary drawing practices
  • Technology as drawing
  • Digital drawing
  • Politics of drawing
  • Aesthetics and the assessment of drawing
  • The body and drawing
  • Drawing as a reflective practice
  • Visualisation and drawing
  • Theorising drawing/drawing and its relationship to theory
  • Drawing and comics/graphic novels
  • Drawing and material culture
  • Exploring the relationship between drawing and space
  • Thinking through drawing

80 – 100 WORD ABSTRACTS TO BE SENT TO [email protected] BY 31st JULY 2016


For Delegates (Including Speakers )

Early registration by 31st August 2016

£200 (£180 NSEAD members, £100 students and unwaged)

Registration from 1st September 2016

£225 (£200 NSEAD members, £100 students and unwaged)

Fee includes all day Friday and Saturday sessions, refreshments and lunch, but does not include accommodation or evening dinners.

There is no single day rate.

For questions about the conference or to make payment via invoice please contact:

[email protected]

There will be a £15 cancellation fee and no refunds can be given after 31st September 2016. Please note that the conference is non-profit making and all fees are used for conference costs.

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