along these lines: Life Drawing Studio: connecting with pencils

I wrote a blog post for ICA’s website a few months ago which turns out to be a pretty nice sketch for thinking about lines as social connections as graphite lines on paper as digitally networked lines:

Throughout the day, I take iPhone snaps of all kinds of drawings for a virtual pinup on ICA’s Instagram feed, including: a carefully contoured profile of one of the models; a bold portrait of William’s dog Francie by Sarah McEneaney; and an angular architectural study of the museum itself. While photographing some gorgeous, rapid-fire sketches of the two models intertwined, I ask their creator if she is an artist.

“Kind of,” she says shyly.

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