Like in writing, drawing has no boundaries; you can easily make a big lump of earth levitate like in Steve Johnson's watercolour-drawings. The impossible becomes possible, everyday objects and places turn into poetry and only the imagination is the limit.
Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer and clearer still, until your eyes ache. David Hockney Writing, mathematics, circle, line, landscape, sound, city, science and people – as always, the aim is to present contemporary drawing in a broad variation of expressions, concepts and subjects. But this time we are also more curious what the artists say about their works, and have included several interviews within the pages of the new issue. As we worked on this issue, a recurring theme emerged; drawing and writing. Many of the contributing artists include writing in their works. Pia Linz and Corrie Baldauf are using notes, fragments of conversations or sensations related to the place and time.