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Cally Trench: Hands and Feet Drawings

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Cally Trench's drawings of hands and feet are portraits and self-portraits, as expressive in their way as faces.

Hands by Cally Trench

Cally Trench, Hands, 2017
Ink on watercolour paper, 40 x 40 cm

Cally Trench's Hand drawings (2013-2016) are in ink on paper, drawn from life, and all 10 x 15 cm.

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Hand by
 Cally Trench

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Hand (2016) is a short timelapse film made up of drawings that Cally Trench made of her left hand, which appears to drum on a surface or maybe play invisible musical instruments. The music was specially written for the film by composer Josh Hagley in 2016.

Cally Trench's drawings of Feet (2013-2017) are in ink on paper, or in charcoal, pastels and ink on paper, drawn from life, and all 15 x 10 cm.

Cally Trench, Foot drawing

Cally Trench, Foot drawing

Cally Trench, Foot drawing

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The drawing Hands was shown in Draw/Bridge, Zug/Brücke (curated by Alex Dewart) at Galerie REMISE, Berlin and at ARTHOUSE1, London in 2017. The films Hand and Feet were both shown in Draw/Bridge, Zug/Brücke at ARTHOUSE1. Three collection of Feet drawings and the Feet film were also shown in Lost & Found (curated by Mervyn Diese) at Hundred Years Gallery, London in 2017.

Feet by
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Feet at Hundred Years Gallery by
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Feet (2017) is a short silent timelapse film made up of 239 drawings that Cally Trench made of her feet, which appear to wriggle and fidget, sometimes socked, sometimes naked, and sometimes with one sock on and one sock off.

Feet at Hundred Years Gallery (2017) is a short silent film by Cally Trench in which drawings made by Cally of fifteen pairs of feet are animated. The drawings were all made at Hundred Years Gallery, Hoxton, London, during Lost & Found, an exhibition curated by Mervyn Diese. Thank you to the owners of the feet, who have chosen to be identified in different ways - by first name, full name, or an alias.

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