G-in-sunglassess.mov is a screen recording taken from a mobile phone. It captures a viewer browsing a webpage that contains a drawing, zooming and swiping to see different parts of it. The drawing itself is at http://www.g-in-sunglasses.net/ and is an exploded drawing, with the individual marks rearranged into a grid. Experiencing the drawing in this way reveals the particular way of ‘seeing’ that browsing, and especially mobile browsing, presents. One quite different to the way, drawings in particular, are usually viewed.
It is an active mode of viewing, with gestures that seem to mimic the marks and lines of the drawing, and yet also casual, distracted and distanced from the subject itself.
This work was selected for inclusion in the Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition 2017.