February 21, 2011
With her insides carefully painted on her outsides by expert anatomical artist Carolyn Roper, dancer Lily Silverton patiently (and rather frigidly) posed for our life drawing class, inside the atmospherically cozy (though thermally freezing) dome at the Secret Garden Party’s Lost Lovers Ball inside Battersea Power Station.
Medical doctor Jack Milln elucidated the structure and function of her bones, veins and viscera, while artist Evy Jokhova led us through the techniques of capturing this remarkable human form on paper.
For more of Lily
For our second round of life drawing classes inside Battersea Power Station with the Secret Garden Party on February 13, artist Elle Bundy skillfully covered our very patient and very pregnant model Zuzia Meyers.
We didn’t know what the fetus would look like when Elle started – though she has done lots of body painting, she has never painted on a pregnant woman. What a result – the baby was fantastically gothic, we’ll sure you will agree.
“I feel very tribal,” Zuzia commented.
Our most adored neuroscientist Zarinah Agnew joined us to explain the physiology of love and sex, and artist and architect Kat Davis led us through the architecture of love itself.
Read more in this most lovely write up in the New Scientist.
And see all the pics here.