This study afternoon marks the opening of the exhibition The Olympics Drawn: London 2012, which will showcase a cross-disciplinary collection of drawings that were created in readiness for the games, charting the development of infrastructure, architecture, and ceremonies.
The event brings together academics and curators, designers and contributors to the exhibition, to discuss the role of drawing in the design process and the realisation of the Olympic and Paralympic games. Chaired by Angela Brew, the panel includes: Kevin Owens, former Design Principal for LOCOG; Joanne O’Hara, postdoctoral researcher and curator of the exhibition; Stephen Farthing, Rootstein Hopkins Professor of Drawing; and artist Tania Kovats.
- Kevin Owens – former Design Principal for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)
- Joanne O’Hara – curator of the exhibition and postdoctoral researcher
- Stephen Farthing – Rootstein Hopkins Professor of Drawing
- Tania Kovats – Artist and MA Drawing course leader at Wimbledon
Chaired by Angela Brew.
Organised by the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Graduate School.
More info: University of the Arts London (link)