This post is by Guillermo Corella Dekker, a unique dreamer and designer. I had the pleasure of meeting him many years ago somewhere between lines, colours and feelings. In this post he tell us how drawing is not a clear division between realities but something else.
Since the times of the Renaissance and the invention of the perspective drawing, people has understood drawing as a 2D representation (or imitation) of the 3D world. The drawings became the illusions of a reality, a sort of a dream, a real dream.
In the search for perfection, drawings became year after year more realistic, an improved copy of the reality. Reaching a point when we even started creating maps, which are the most powerful 2D representations of a 3D reality, no abstraction or subjectivity is allowed.
During this process we lost the intend of provocation or trance that surrounded the drawings of the ancient men in the caves or in the churches…Now it seems that we cannot do anything without mapping it, as we see in the map bellow, we even draw our running sessions.
Miami running records (unknown author)
But what is the goal of a drawing? Is…
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