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Interview with Jesse Jones 2016

Invited by MEx 2016 curator in residence Alice Butler, Vaari Claffey visits Jesse Jones in her studio at IMMA to discuss Jesse’s practice in a conversation which is loosely woven around a number of objects found on the shelves and walls of the workspace.

Complaints and disorders book and pink rubber band
12 Angry Films Book

All photographs taken by Vaari Claffey during her visit to Jesse Jones’ studio at IMMA in December 2016.

Vaari Claffey is a curator and writer based in Dublin.  She is Director of Gracelands and Hazelwood Visual Arts, Sligo. She occasionally works in film and performance in collaboration with artists and others. Vaari teaches part time at IADT and MA Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD, Dublin.
Jesse Jones is a Dublin based Irish artist. In her films and videos she explores historical gestures of communal culture which hold resonance in our current social and political landscape. Jones’s practice is multi platform, working in film installation, performance and sculpture… read more

Published on: 21/12/2016