“Every morning on my way to work I walk past the sunrise over Lidl and it is beautiful”- Jonathan Boyd
Jonathan’s work is both conceptual and narrative, his processes traditional and hypermodern – hand fabrication, complex casting, drawing, painting, industrial and printing techniques and digital processes all go hand-in-hand. Jewellery connects with us on a viscerally, emotionally and the objects we choose to have and wear are precious not least because they are imbued with memories. Jonathan sees jewellery as socio-political, an art form essential to understanding our connection to the material world. Through his jewellery, he explores the human experience and tries to understand the actions of language, narrative and communication. Text and language, from the type letters of his MA degree show to the spiralling words that spill off the page and across his recent work, have been central to his work and he is increasingly interested in looking at how language and environment overlap, how the city and our environment shape and define us, incorporating into his jewellery imagery and text that he photographs and films across the cityscape.
Vertegenwoordigd door: Galerie Marzee