DRAWING SCULPTURE AND INSTALLATION   /   WATCHING THE EBB AND FLOW OF RESISTANCE

"This artwork serves as a process for individual investigations and is significant to my research because it relates to my ongoing studies in New Materialism and Zen Buddhism, contributing to my expanded drawing practice."


Melbourne artist Rebecca Jones - Artwork - Drawing Sculpture and Installation - Watching the Ebb and Flow of Resistance

Melbourne artist Rebecca Jones - Artwork - Drawing Sculpture and Installation - Watching the Ebb and Flow of Resistance

Melbourne artist Rebecca Jones - Artwork - Drawing Sculpture and Installation - Watching the Ebb and Flow of Resistance

Melbourne artist Rebecca Jones - Artwork - Drawing Sculpture and Installation - Watching the Ebb and Flow of Resistance

Watching the Ebb and Flow of Resistance is a body of work made from paper, cardboard, drawings and twine that have been sculpted together to form a series of masks, body parts and accessories.

The process involved ripping, sticking and moulding paper together. I find these actions to be meditative and a space to examine my personal histories and experiences. I watched these narratives appear, be re-arranged and disappear into the materials. I selected paper and cardboard that had prior use: protective coverings and packaging safeguarding previous artworks from damage, written documentations and bags for carrying heavier loads. During the making of this piece I acknowledged the storylines embedded in the materials.

This artwork serves as a process for individual investigations and is significant to my research because it relates to my ongoing studies in New Materialism and Zen Buddhism, contributing to my expanded drawing practice.