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Jones believes that the ceaseless reevaluation of historical fact allows us to recognize true beauty.  To that end, his work begins with images that reference emotional memory.  These images, like memory, are pushed and pulled--boundaries blurred, data bent, reality distorted, clarity erased--until the picture is altered, often to the point of complete obfuscation.  The result is a recontextualization of the image as a contemporary take on a fleeting moment, a kind of digital impressionism.  These selected memories create a reality that may be strikingly disconnected from the original circumstances that created them, manifesting in a composition of globular clusters, organic shapes and pixilated images.  It is within this visual representation that beauty is revealed.

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False. Beauty., IMG_0914_4927.JPG. 2014, Digital Metallic C-Print

False. Beauty., IMG_0914_4927.JPG. 2014, Digital Metallic C-Print

False. Beauty.

"...figures are void and we are invited to peek through the curtains, an all too familiar practice as we become increasingly dependent on showing, looking, and telling through digital media. For others, this absence only enhances feelings of isolation, longing, and wonder..."

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and_there_was_, (Black Light Series). LEFT: 011_BL.27237 RIGHT: 09_BL.27275

and_there_was_, (Black Light Series). LEFT: 011_BL.27237 RIGHT: 09_BL.27275

and_there_was_

"...There is no necessity for these expressions, only humanity's love and lust for beauty. It is our desire to create beauty from the most necessary or functional items, to bend the natural world to our inner aesthetic..."

and_there_was_, IMG_0511_2756.JPG. 2014 Digital C-Print

and_there_was_, IMG_0511_2756.JPG. 2014 Digital C-Print

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There's a Feeling THAT
LINGERS in the Afterward

"Juxtaposing the glamorized beauty of attraction with the anxious tension of engagement to channel imagery and sound that compels viewers to confront their personal experiences of love, both filial and amorous.."