21 September to 20 October 2018
Drawings and collages by Jacqueline Rose with text by Johanna Featherstone: combine the voices of drawing and poetry.
Jacqueline Rose is a Sydney-based artist. MVA (Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, 1993). Lectured at the College of Fine Arts, UNSW. Awarded the Cité Internationale des Arts Residency, Paris (Power Institute and the Australia Council, 1997). Projects include producing a series of etchings, Kafka Writing Machine, with John Loane (Viridian Press) and co-curating an exhibition of contemporary Australian drawing, The Grey Voice (Tin Sheds, Sydney, 2005). Her drawings and etchings are in the National Gallery collection, Canberra.
Johanna Featherstone poet and founder of the Red Room Poetry Company, has written an essay to accompany the exhibition. Johanna Featherstone is a poet, writer and creator of public art projects. Johanna founded Red Room Poetry in 2003 and was its Artistic Director for over a decade.
Abuzz - Johanna Featherstone writes on the drawings of Jacqueline Rose
Graces of time enclosed in paper. Slowness expresses as pauses, inhalations, invitations to think.
How to begin a pilgrimage with so many paths? In Jacqueline’s playfulness of routes and directions, there is no excess even when she offers me so many ways through. Her work is uncluttered and I am grateful for slender strength; it feels as if skin has been lifted from my shoulder blades and I can freely stretch and think into the ink extensions. Read more
Enigmagnetic #2, Ink and collage on paper, 56 x 76 cm
Convergent, Collage on paper, 51 x 65 cm
Abuzz, Ink and collage on paper, 24.5 x 32.5 cm
Enigmagnetic #1, Ink and collage on paper, 56 x 76 cm
Intervals #1, Pencil and collage on paper, 70 x 100 cm
Vertical Thoughts #2, Ink and collage on paper, 56 x 76 cm
Red Room Poetry at https://redroomcompany.org