Memories are the architecture of our identity
Date created: 2013.05.17 (W)
Date conceived: 2014
Environment: Wooded area (preferably near water - lake or creek).
Materials: Stick(s), blindfold, ink/charcoal, brush.
Drawing Action: J and W stand shirtless, one in front of another, both are blindfolded. J stands in front of W. W begins a blind contour drawing on J’s back, of a childhood “safe place”. J, holding a stick with both hands, attempts to recreate the drawing on the ground in the dirt, sand, or paper with marking tool. Reverse J and W, repeat.
Alternatives: Artist Studio, durational/ongoing
Preferred Documentation: Video documentation - camera placed above artists heads angled downwards.