Thea Jones is a video, textile, and sound artist who has exhibited in galleries and artist-run centres across Canada, most recently in Toronto, Montreal and Windsor. She received her BFA from Concordia University where she worked at Hexagram Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technologies. Jones completed her MFA at York University and has been an artist in residence at The Banff Centre, Broken City Lab’s Storefront Residency for Social Innovation in Windsor, and Oboro in Montreal. Jones’ research focuses on uncovering gestures of memorialization, her videos reinvent demarkations of the past in the landscape and explore the activation of ritual in repetition. Jones’ video diptych at the Gladstone Gallery, Glamour & War and Remix, feature two stuttering landscapes, one at the seam of water and mountain and the other of architecture and explosive sky, collapsing between a semblance of synchronicity and chaos.
// THE ANNUAL // is the Gladstone Hotel’s annual independent contemporary art event, offering an open and fertile ground for engaging and emerging practices. Over the course of four days, // THE ANNUAL // brings together artists, curators, and collectives to present new work and site-specific installations.
October 25 – 28, 2012