A detail of Hazel Meyer’s no pressure, no diamonds, 2015 zine showing a black and white pen and ink drawing of six white gesturing hands on a black background.

Hazel Meyer: no pressure, no diamonds

Artist Hazel Meyer

October 31, 2015 - December 31, 2022
Queen's Square Gallery

Learning a sport means memorizing a coded language of hand signals made by coaches, teammates, and referees. In no pressure, no diamonds, Hazel Meyer creates large-scale window drawings and a banner that explore the diagrammatic relationship between gesture, instruction, and judgement. Using repetitive techniques that replicate routine, even mundane process of skills acquisition familiar to both athletics and craft, the work considers drawing's connection to other embodied rituals of practice and competition.

  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds,”  2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds,” 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
    Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds,”  2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.
  • Hazel Meyer. "no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Photo Scott Lee.

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