tea cup – pellizco – flowers from Gemma Draper on Vimeo.
streetflowers from Gemma Draper on Vimeo.
tea cup – pellizco – flores cobalto from Gemma Draper on Vimeo.
Twochairsandatable-Jewellery Agency, is the journal of the 2nd half of my time as a Senior Lecturer at Teesside University and Jeweller in Residence at MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (2013-2015). A way to capture and share my everyday activities.
Wandering Monograms, 2015. Series of 6 broches. Fold and welded steel wire.
Trinkets, 2015 Fold Japanese paper.
As expressed in panmetallism, metal is coextensive to the whole of matter, and the whole of matter to metallurgy. Even the waters, the grasses and varieties of wood, the animals, are populated by salts or mineral elements. Not everything is metal, but metal is everywhere. Metal is the conductor of all matter. —Deleuze and Guattari
While seating in a terrace with my Endotic team colleagues, at the end of the last day conference presentations, I’m called by a luminous sign blinking from the corner of my vision field. I grasp the phone, turn the camera on, and run to capture what seems like a ghostly dream.