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3D abrasion rubbings

24 May 2017

Today, we add a third dimension to our foil abrasion rubbings today. 

Isn't it coooool?

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Sediments experimentation

17 May 2017

We've been experimenting with some new sediment techniques in the studio this week, not bad so far!

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Under the hammer is go!

17 April 2017

Under the Hammer project is lanuched. Head to www.underthehammer.london to check it out!

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What a lot of work

20 March 2017

We've been having a few days of internal crits and looking back at all the work made in the last few years here in the JakBox studio and what a lot we're made! We've also been thinking about our future plans and have been bouncing some very exciting ideas around, so stay tuned for some announcements in the next few weeks! 

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Pavement Foils

25 January 2017

We've discored a new material this week, its a powder coated foil often used for photography, but we're been using it in a slightly less convential way... for taking moldings of the street! It pics up the details of texture beautifully and has a deep matt black colour that allows these sublte marks to become very noticeable.  

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Untitled Artists Fair

19 May 2016

JakBox have some very exciting news! In two weeks we will be taking part in our first Art Fair - the Untitled Artists Fair. 

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Exhibition Open Call!

19 May 2016

After the success of the JakBox Presents exhibition, we are going to be curating a series of group shows in the gallery. The first, MEWS #1: Urban Environment, will be in early July and applications are now open!

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Sediment

10 May 2016

The JakBox Presents Exhibition has now finished! So, it's back to making work for the team. The first project we're developing is Sediment - going from small to large scale.

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JakBox Presents Private View

25 April 2016

Last Thursday evening, we had the Private View of our JakBox Presents exhibition. It was a great night with drinks and canapés flowing, and many people interested in the artwork!

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Hand in Glove

1 April 2016

Another project we’ve been working on recently in the JakBox Studio is Hands! These sculptures will be playful, incidental additions in our upcoming JakBox Presents exhibition.

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Graffiti #2

21 March 2016

Since my last post on the graffiti theft project, we’ve developed our technique and are now creating even bigger and better pieces!

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Shoes

18 March 2016

Over the last few weeks the JakBox team have been collecting lots of worn, old shoes for a new project…

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Graffiti Theft

14 March 2016

We’ve been very busy in the JakBox Studio the last few weeks, working on lots of different projects in preparation for our exhibition in mid-April. Something that has been bubbling for a few months now is an attempt to steal graffiti…

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Marking Time

8 March 2016

Another project we’ve been working on in the studio is Marking Time! All of the objects in this series have been found on the street, discarded by society. 

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Graphite Patterns

29 February 2016

You might remember a post from last year about our experiments with mud, and creating patterns on paper that look like veins and landscapes.

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Changing Rooms

25 February 2016

Over the past few weeks, the JakBox team have been very busy in the studio transforming the space into a gallery!

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Mud

10 August 2015

There’s been a range of media being used in the studio as of late, mud, glue and water being one of the latest conglomerations...

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Mud Bath

7 May 2015

As well as Points of View, something else we’ve been busy working on in the studio is making patterns with mud (yes, it is as fun as it sounds!) Inspired by the patterns of sediment that remain in the tub after having a muddy bath, we have tried to recreate this intriguing effect on paper.

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What Do Artists Do All Day?

28 April 2015

So what do artists actually do all day, some think we just sit around thinking, dreaming & being ‘conceptual’. But oh, how wrong there are! Here at JakBox we are busy busy researching, making, creating & discussing (& doing our fair share of thinking).

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Exploring the Urban Landscape

27 March 2015

A glimpse of movement, walking as a form of art & digital driving into reality

This week in the JakBox studio we’ve been working on the Points of View project, with many exciting things underway. As well as wandering around Camden in search of more ‘points’ that give an unexpected perspective on our environment, we’ve been doing some research into other artists that have used the urban landscape as inspiration for their work.

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