In the preview days leading up to the public opening of the 2017 Venice Biennale, Jealous will be screenprinting live at the diaspora pavilion in the beautiful Palazzo Pisano Santa Marina close to the famous Rialto bridge.
The Diaspora Pavillion is a major Arts Council funded project showcasing the work of 11 Black British artists. It is organised by the international curators forum with University of the arts London and curated by writer and photographer David a Bailey.
Over the last few years, the Jealous Pop-Up print studio has popped up in London, New York, Los Angeles, and this year it's Venice!
Ann-Marie James: ALCHEMY
Alchemy is an exhibition of beautiful contemporary artworks by Ann-Marie James.
Wessex Museums invited Ann-Marie James to delve into the collections of their four partner museums (Wiltshire Museum, Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum and The Salisbury Museum) and choose an object from each to inspire a series of artworks.
She spent a year creating the finished pieces, all in gold or white. Gold derives from the Bush Barrow Lozenge (Wiltshire Museum) and the tale of Bacchus and Midas (Poole Museum); white from the chalk that the Amesbury Archer (The Salisbury Museum) was originally found in, and the white of the Roman mosaic (Dorset County Museum).
Her techniques included drawing, painting, printmaking and gilding with 24ct gold leaf.