Drawing Culture uses a variety of drawing activities, taken out onto the streets, to research the topic of cultural value. One of the most popular activities is the Little Draw Book of Culture and Value, our DIY booklets that prompt some drawings on the topic from participants.

Having been analysing the data collected through these books the past while, here are some of the amazing responses:

As you can see, there’s quite the variety of responses. Which is great, because it demonstrates the wide range of emotions, knowledge, understandings, and jokes that people can have to one concept. And hopefully, it allows them to express that differently, informally, and accurately.

Get in touch if you’d like to fill one in!

Until next time,

 

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Getting a better look at the individual elements that make up the Drawing Culture communal drawings

Today is all about data analysis for me, which means taking a really close look at all of the wonderful contributions that people have made to the project. The variety of contributions is fascinating, with thoughtful, powerful, silly, fun, odd, and rebellious (I’m looking at you, person that drew poop) drawings combining to make an overall artwork. I could look at them all day.

The above’s just a selection of the lovely little details that can be picked out if you look hard enough. All combining into one wonderful explosion of expression like this:

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So while I am putting in a lot of hard work writing about everything that can be gained from projects like this, my data is providing little rays of sunshine while I work.

I’ll be updating soon with more pictures and info on how art can be used as data, but for now I’ll leave you with a message from one of our contributors:

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