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Coloured Sediments on New Paper

23 October 2017

We've been developing our coloured sediments this week by trying the process with new paper. We think it gives them better detail and even more complex shapes.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hands

30 July 2015

So you may be wondering where we’re going with all these posts on our social media about the human body, particularly the hands...

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Pavement Rubbings

6 July 2015

We’ve been busy in the JakBox studio recently! The Points of View project is almost complete and there are many new concepts and explorations that we’ve been working on.

One of these is an attempt to extract the texture and feel of the pavements into an object. We started off with doing simple rubbings using paper and crayons, however quickly realised that we wanted the works to have more life, more tactility…

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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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