Esemplastic Landing : Notations, drawing documentation

14 Pen & Ink sketches made to document my movements and performances in New Brunswick landscapes.

I used drawings to notate my explorations in order to centre my work in feeling and memory versus language-based notes or video. Paragraphs and marginalia were permitted to surface as generative supports, after the figures and self-portraits were set on the paper. Drawing allowed me to emphasize the strengths of oral tradition and phenomenological knowing inherent to dance practice.

 

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Lucy M. May I Am Here: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Walk with Julie: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Oranges Oranges: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May From Very Far Away: Esemplastic Landing Pen & Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May In Out In: Esemplastic Landing Pen & Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Cape Enrage: Esemplastic Landing Pen & Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Map of Fredericton: Esemplastic Landing Pencil on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Walk with Maggie and Alma : Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Unsettling: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Fredericton Southside: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Trail Footwork: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Whites Bluff Wharf: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Kingston Peninsula and the Fullerton Family: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in
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Lucy M. May Wind: Esemplastic Landing Pen and Ink on paper 12 in x 17 in