Murmurations Heart, ink on arches paper, 2016. Piles of birds, in flight? or piled dead? will be painted on the very large floor to ceiling work.
‘Beyond the scientific wonder of it, the perimeter fascinates and compels. I find myself observing the creatures entombed in its slow time. How did they find themselves trapped? Are they alive? Does consciousness persist in real time or does their mind slow with the time they are encased within?’ Extract from the field journal of Dr. Stuart Greenhalgh, observations from the expanded place. With its domed sky and glowing orbs this work turns an imagined world into a religious icon. The dark sky is alive with rich dark formations contrasting with the crisp bright moments of lives frozen.
This one pinnacle of intersection permits entry to the core This assured, delicate and sharp piece is from the ‘Expanded place’ exhibition. Is it a waterfall frozen in time? Or shards erupting upwards from below? It suggest both water and ice, movement and time crystalized into one moment. Working from fractal patterns found within the geology of Newfoundland rock formation, Jones’ work resonates with Newfoundland while also creating a place entirely new.
All points lead nowhere everywhere Watercolour, ink on arches paper, 44” × 32.5”, 2016
Cloud cartography Watercolour, ink on arches paper, 41.25” × 29.375”, 2016. Much like these clouds I will create cloud animations that respond to peoples movement in front of them, growing, dissolving, each still will be hand drawn.
The Newfoundland Bubble, ink on arches paper, 44” × 32.5”, 2015