About the Authors:
The artists Maryclare Foà, Jane Grisewood, Birgitta Hosea, and Carali McCall met as researchers at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London in 2006, while individually undertaking Fine Art practice-based PhDs — each sharing an interest in expanding methods of working and developing drawing practices. Since 2008 the artists have collaborated on a range of performance drawing projects using graphite and charcoal, light, sound, and animation; and writing.
Maryclare Foà was recently shortlisted for the TBW Drawing Prize. Awarded her PhD at Camberwell, UAL; and featured in Drawing Now: Between the Lines of Contemporary Art, 2007 and Hyperdrawing: Beyond the Lines of Contemporary Art 2012.
Jane Grisewood was awarded her PhD at Central Saint Martins, UAL, where she teaches experimental drawing; artworks and artist books are acquired in international collections, and recent exhibitions include the Line/Extended at University of Hertfordshire (UHArts).
Birgitta Hosea is a Professor of Moving Image at the University for the Creative Arts, UK. Previously, Head of Animation at the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martin’s where she completed her PhD in animation as a form of performance.
Carali McCall studied at Slade School of Art and was awarded her PhD at Central Saint Martins, UAL where she continues to be part of the Sensingsite research group; a finalist in the 2017 Jerwood Drawing Prize and recently awarded Arts Council England for performance-based artwork RUN VERTICAL.