Saturday, 12 December 2009

Blanks and Generalizations

Inhabited and Not...[1]

Once I had a form that spoke; that had an inherent narrative, a connection to the fabled human heart, how was I to manipulate this elocution to represent a state of feeling? 

Representation of feeling is what I am after.  My feelings are present strictly because I am making the jewellery.  I have to feel or at least empathize with the feelings in order to know I am successful.  However, my feelings will never be the same as anyone else's and thus I attempt to create a general state not a specific evocation. The wearer's connection should transcend my existence.  I do not matter.

I use the associations attached to texture, color and contrast to modify and evoke. Darkness; lightness, polished; matte, patterned; blank, cracked; whole, inhabited; not...


[1] Design by Rae Mearkle Photos by Simon B Armitt

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Past Exhibitions

Pop up Jewellery Shop -- Dialogue 9,

Jewellery for 20 Quid!, 146 Columbia Rd., London, UK

June 11-June 27. 2010

THE ROLE OF ART, Luxury Goods IX, Courtyard Theatre, London UK

April 27-May 2, 2010

FLUX, Brilliantly Birmingham, Birmingham Musem of Art, Birmingham, UK

November 2009 – February 2010

PAUSE, MA Degree Show, Sir John Cass School of Art, London Metropolitan University, London, UK

September 2009

NEW DESIGNERS, Business Design Centre , London, UK

July 7- 14, 2009

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