Sketch-O-Matic II: call for artists now open

Following on from the huge success of Sketch-O-Matic back in November 2011, when 40+ artists, illustrators, poets, doodle-makers and pensmiths created instant-ish portraits of almost 1,000 sitters, I can now announce that the booth is coming back! It will be installed in the same spot, in Cornerhouse main lobby, launching for Manchester Weekender on Friday 12th October 2012 for a 10 day/night residency, until Sunday 21st October. The public are invited to sit inside the booth as if for a photograph and make a minimum donation of £1 to an artist through an anonymous slot in return for a self-portrait. But where the machinery should be is a tiny, fully equipped artist studio.
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