Movement and Thinking

DTP Online – A conversation with Aldobranti

Monday, 12 December 2023, 20:00 – 21:00 BST, London Time

Draw to Perform is inviting you to join the upcoming conversation between artists Ram Samocha and Aldobranti. In this Zoom meeting, Aldobranti will give a short presentation of his practice. This will be followed by a talk between the two artists about the drawing process, the artist’s body, performing to the camera, and the idea of MOVEMENT suspending THINKING.

DTP Online is a program by Draw to Perform which includes an hour studio visit to artists that relate to contemporary drawing, performative drawing, and live art. These online events are giving the audience an opportunity to get a closer look at the work of key artists in the genre. They also give the audience a chance to observe the artist’s creative process and their choice of materials and techniques as the work progresses.

Please visit the Draw to Perform Eventbrite page to get your free ticket for this upcoming event:


Draw to Perform visits HaMiffal Jerusalem

Wed-Thur 21-22 Dec 2022 10:00-18:00

Two days of performative drawing event the cultural centre in Jerusalem, which includes live performances by three artists and three performative drawing workshops.

For more information in Hebrew about this event please click on the link here or contact us directly for more information in English.


Today was the last day of my solo exhibition Drawing after Performance at the Phoenix Art Space in Brighton.

I did not have a solo show in a ‘white cube gallery space’ for a long time and I am happy that the idea I had in mind of using this space differently was successful. I decided to share this large space and use it not only for showing art on the walls but to turn it into a performative space that is active, changing, and serving the community.

Creating this complex project that included a solo show, an international festival and using this space to display works of art, workshops, talks and live performances, was challenging but worth it. This whole vision would not happen without the great support of many people and organizations.

We would like to thank Art Council  England for supporting this large project by Draw to Perform. We would like to thank all the creative and talented artists that participated in the festival and also the wonderful supporting artists, dancers, and musicians. We would like to thank the Phoenix Art Space for this collaboration and Cass Art for supporting us with art materials. Big thanks to our amazing photographer Marco, videographers Daniel and Josh, sound technician Vince and all volunteers.

And finally to all our amazing family that without their help, patience and care there was no chance of making this project as successful as it was.

Thanks to all our audience, on-site and online, and to all those who have followed us all these years and are part of this growing community for performative drawing. See you next time in 2023 in the activities and celebrations of ten years to Draw to Perform.

Ram Samocha & Draw to Perform team 24.07.2022



Draw to Perform festival 2022

Sat & Sun 9-10 & 16-17 July 2022

Phoenix Art Space, 10-14 Waterloo Pl, Brighton, UK BN2 9NB


Draw to Perform would like to thank all the people that came last week and joined our Free Your Map art tours. Thanks to all the people who were involved and collaborate with us, and all the organisations that supported this project.

Here are some close-ups of the artwork. All were part of the alternative tours that we did as part of our collaboration with the Enayball & Sussex Dance Network.

Free Your Map explored the city through the eyes and art of people who use wheelchairs. An accessible visual arts tour exhibiting work by disabled artists that draw with the Enayball tool created by @drawtoperform and @enayball and SDN.


Draw to Perform is happy to share some information about our upcoming project, which will happen next month in London at the Canning Gallery. Please come and join us on the day of performances, workshops, panel discussion, or just drop by and watch the exhibition at the gallery from 5-20 March. Looking forward to seeing you with us in the Field of Action.

For more info please visit the Draw to Perform page on Eventbrite.


DTP ONLINE mentorship – New program by Draw to Perform
The DTP online mentorship for drawing performance is designed for an individual wish to focus on personal internal investigation. From a practical term, the DTP program is more attainable within the limitations of the pandemic. The strength of the DTP online mentorship is the ability to tailor the program to the very specific needs of the apprentice.
Please follow the link for more information about the new Draw to Perform online mentorship program.


Artwork by Nazir Tanbouli. Photo by Marco Berardi.


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