Deborah Harty

Deborah Harty: Passage (detail), compressed charcoal and graphite on paper, 2013
Passage (detail), compressed charcoal and graphite on paper, 2013

Deborah Harty is an artist-researcher whose current practice-led research considers the premise drawing is phenomenology. She makes large-scale drawings and drawing installations, in response to personal experiences and environments. Her current practice research has resulted in several publications, and she is the principal investigator and curator of drawology, a phenomenological drawing research project. She also collaborates with Phil Sawdon as one half of humhyphenhum: a drawing research collaboration. humhyphenhum regularly publish their practice-led research and have co-curated the latest drawology event performing drawology at the Bonington Gallery in Nottingham. She is a co-director of TRACEY: drawing and visualisation research and chair of the Drawing Research Group at Loughborough University.