A practice in looking and self-reflection, artist Aaron Jones will guide participants through exercises in examining images and the personal impact they continue to have even in an image-saturated world. In what ways can we negotiate and find ourselves among these images? Participants will learn about the various ways that self-reflection appears in collage while building new images that speak to them in a personal way.
Aaron Jones' practice surrounds ideas of personal character building as well as the relationships that one may have with objects and places. Dominantly working with collage as a medium, he employs multiple forms of mark making, photography, and printmaking to build characters and spaces relating to surreal personal experiences. Jones touches on family, masculinity and diasporic narratives through this cathartic and ritualistic practice of deconstructing and rebuilding.
Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include: Oakville Galleries, Contact Gallery, Toronto, Ignite Gallery, Toronto, Mercer Union, Toronto, The MOEG, Toronto, Art Gallery of Guelph, Toronto Photo Works, YYZ Artist Outlet.