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Mayfest: Draw to Look at Bristol Cathedral

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Mayfest: Draw to Look at Bristol Cathedral


Hannah Sullivan
Running time 15 mins
Tickets £5.00
Age guidance 10+

Box office 0117 987 7877

"We only see what we look at. To look is an act of choice." John Berger, Ways of Seeing.

In this one-to-one participatory performance, Hannah invites you to join her in the simple and deliberate act of looking and noticing through drawing.
Drawing does many things. It records but it also asks us to pay attention. Using a simple drawing exercise that requires no previous drawing experience, or particular skills or techniques, you and Hannah will sit and draw one another.

Draw to Look offers 15 minutes of quiet observation, focussing on the live moment and its effect on the relationship of drawer to drawn. The resulting marks become maps of your looking, a record of your brief time together.

Hannah Sullivan is a performance maker currently making solo works that reframe and democratise creative practices by prioritising the emotional experience. Previous works include Echo Beach and With Force and Noise. Hannah is a graduate of Dartington College of Arts and University of Bristol, and a former member of Bristol-based collective Interval.

Duration: 10 minute slots between 11am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Draw to Look will be on sale soon.

"Sullivan's piece is infinitely delicate. It is a snatched moment, a secret shared between you for 15 minutes. It offers an opportunity to examine, and to focus on nothing but this little bubble of calm."

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