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JAKBOX ONE PRESENTS A PRIVATE VIEW

29 November 2017

Wednesday evening, we held a Private View of JakBox One.  The event was, once again, a great success, and we hope all participating enjoyed it as much as we did. 

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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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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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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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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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Peeling Pavements

2 December 2015

As of late, JakBox have made some extreme progression in the field of molding.

The large scaled silicones we have been setting on the streets of Camden have really begun taking shape, and what’s more, taking prints. 

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Pavement Series

2 November 2015

These silicone pavement moldings are representational of the ideas that guide us, and similarly the ones that we dismiss, and walk all over if you will. 

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Tyres

2 November 2015

Tyres have a specific design to enhance their performance. Grip, durability, and simplicity in appearance are key to the success of its original purpose. The diagonal slices that make them road-worthy and the beastly muscle that is formed by the rubber, are just two qualities JakBox has taken to break down and re-brief.

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Points of View Launch Party

30 September 2015

On Thursday 24th September, we celebrated the launch of our Points of View Cobden Junction project at KOKO in Camden. 

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Points of View Cobden Junction

9 September 2015

Points of View Cobden Junction is the latest commission for JakBox, and we’re asking YOU to get involved!

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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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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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