Life on Venus III | The Organic, Timed Auction08 FEB 2021 12:00 AM - 26 FEB 2021 7:00 PM
22. Vanessa Lawrence
Postcards from Hanging Rock: Birds Breaking Through I
Pastel, charcoal and gouache on paper
21 x 15 cm.
Created in 2020
£50 - 300View shipping estimates
"My work focuses on layered looking, sustained meditations on held moments; that build narrative. I work predominantly in pastels, charcoal, ink & gouache paint.
I was introduced to drawing from film at the Royal Drawing School, and extended this practice to drawing from theatre and live performances in long unfurling concertina sketchbooks.
I am currently working on an extended graphic narrative work of large scale pastel drawings and Oulipo inspired poems. It is my ambition to collate these as a graphic novel inspired by love stories during our Covid times. I am exploring what it is to love in captivity, and how to foster intimacy in isolation; together and apart.
I value drawing as a way to unfold narrative, fostering dialogues & drawing people into my work." - Vanessa Lawrence, 2020