We visited Hewish’s studio and talked to him about the different processes he employs, and the thinking behind his creative practice.
Interview and film by MK Palomar
Regine Bartsch: ‘I’m drawn to these places where many people have lived before’
In her studio in southern Ireland, the German-born artist spoke about her recent exhibition and residency at David Parr House in Cambridge, Buddhism and the childhood experiences in Finland and Syria that continue to influence her practice
C4RD, the Centre for Recent Drawing
Artist Andrew Hewish founded C4RD, the Centre for Recent Drawing, ‘on the smell of an oil rag’ in a studio in Bethnal Green in east London in 2004. A member of the museum association of the UK and a UK charity, C4RD was founded as an artist project to encourage independent and non-commercial production, by providing space for a broad variety of drawing practices in public exhibitions, residencies – both inhouse and online – and talks and publications.
Gordon Shrigley: ‘Will Peck and I had lots of conversations about what the form of a residency is’
Will Peck, a recent graduate, and Gordon Shrigley, artist, (Gordon has various strings to his bow and asked me to describe him solely as ‘an artist’) talk about their collaborative residency at C4RD
Andrew Hewish: ‘To introduce drawing as a category automatically produces interesting ways of thinking’
Artist Andrew Hewish founded C4RD, the Centre for Recent Drawing, ‘on the smell of an oil rag’ in a studio in Bethnal Green in east London in 2004
Maggi Hambling: ‘Some paintings you’ve just got to cut up. There’s enough bad art in the world’
Maggi Hambling talks about the sea, life, death and love in her work, how, despite being nearly 70, she’s still learning about painting, and why sometimes a painting has to be killed off