Stat, after a percentage, after a drawing, 2013

unique photocopy of ink & oil on paper, 29.7 x 21 cm

A series of works-on-paper that start with an abstract image made with oil-stick. The image is analysed to calculate the percentage of the paper covered in art materials, matching this data with existing geopolitical statistics garnered from the internet. The stat is drawn up and combined with the source drawing in a photocopy. These drawings relate to Eldret’s ongoing interest social forms, mediation and contrasts between free action and rule-bound behaviour, manifest in drawings, performances, installations and film works.

Stat, after a percentage, after a drawing #1 was included in Drawing Biennial 2013 at Drawing Room, London.

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