Drawing machines, historical spirographs for the purposes of producing geometric shapes and patterns.
The crisp white of the surface stretches out in front of me. As I move towards the straight clean edges of the paper I become aware of its contact beneath my feet. Slowly I bend my knees, feeling myself gravitating towards the centre of the paper the edges acting as a boundary and guidance to my movement.
The quite of the room and hum of the video recorder is interrupted by the sound of my knees making contact and the gentle rustling of my body getting positioned to draw.
As I learn forward, arms stretched out in front; there is a tension as I considered the initiation of process. My hands meet the surface together in unison out in front of my seat. The sound if charcoal grating on the floor is intensified as my arms swing around 1,2,3 times following the natural contorts of my body.
As I pivoted round again the charcoal scrapes, breaking down as it dragged in a circular motion 1,2,3…
'The events/event are a 'product' of the interaction or process. They realise themselves through the course of their actualisation in some body or state.' Deleuze