Author Archives: Ben Jones

About Ben Jones

I am an artist and curator, interested mainly in web-based work, video, drawing and animation. I have exhibited locally, nationally and internationally gaining commissions as well as working with communities and in schools on projects. I have worked for a variety of different organisations from an artist run studio and gallery to a large contemporary gallery in a number of different roles. My practice deals with how the reality we live in is constructed by media, where there are many different beliefs, which can be accepted, rejected or modified. I am interested in the disintegration of traditional social discussion and debate, due to media saturation, and how it now manifest’s itself in many new and technological ways.

Huntly Art Reader

I am current curator of the Huntly Art Reader, that ‘aims to regularly discuss art theory and curatorial texts to contextualise the contemporary art practice offered in Huntly, Aberdeenshire. The town’s vibrant arts scene provides the starting point for focused … Continue reading

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Red Herring

Deveron Arts are hosting a live web stream of the conference ‘International Networking, Mobility, Art and the Environment’ on the 1st October from 6.30pm as part of Red Herring. If you wish to watch and take part in the discussion … Continue reading

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