Drawing Spaces of Negotiation by Jong Pairez

[caption id="attachment_22189" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Mattang, a stick chart by Marshall Island people that illustrate different oceanic waves and island relationships. Source: http://www.forensicgenealogy.info/images/marshall_explanation_mattang.jpg[/caption]   In artistic practice, drawing is fundamental. It is the basic of showing how one is talented and capable enough to perform their artistic practice. Therefore, drawing is always synonymous to a highly advanced skill that only a few can perform. Furthermore, in the Western world when drawing became an independent art form(1), starting from the beginning of 14th century, the anthropocentric approach to understanding phenomenon, during this time also became noticeable.   The formal practice of drawing even further advanced upon the introduction of paper that was first invented in China. The ease of paper as a surface material for graphite and ink helped canonize drawing as a medium based practice. Thereafter, the standardization had set the limit to drawing, but nevertheless, it became instrumental to the realization of important anthropocentric...