Jordan Alex Smith
A comment on culture, political logic, obscurity
‘What artists like about the art they like when they don’t know why’? Ed Ruscha
Titles and statements, the influence of language and text
Bas Jan Ader, ‘In search of the miraculous’.
Nedko Solakov’s ‘A Life (Black and White)’,
logic. erase. new meaning.
My work starts as a drawing, an idea, a concept, a title
an object, a drawing, a three dimensional object, an installation.
Handwritten, discarded thoughts, emails and notebooks
Discarded thoughts provoking interest.
Logic, disillusion, politics and capitalism
‘What happens when nothing happens?’
Function and implication
Contextualize recontextualize then decontextualize
Language of less
Curation within a framework (the object)
How to place, displace within a space
Humour, serious yet subtle
Drawing as a tool, Conviction, a digital framework
‘Humanity is ok, but 99% of people are boring idiots’