Rethinking the graphic trace in performative drawing

@article{Luzar2017RethinkingTG,
  title={Rethinking the graphic trace in performative drawing},
  author={Robert Luzar},
  journal={Theatre and Performance Design},
  year={2017},
  volume={3},
  pages={50 - 67}
}
  • R. Luzar
  • Published 3 April 2017
  • Art
  • Theatre and Performance Design
ABSTRACT This article critically investigates the ‘graphic trace’, commonly perceived in drawings as marks left from physical actions. It is a notion fundamental to current art practices engaging performance and experimental drawing. The graphic trace is investigated through ‘inscription’, which is popularly interpreted as the visual expression of thought through marks or imprints of physical movements, from free-hand sketching to tracing choreographic movements. A critique of this inscriptive… 

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