June 9, 2017
On June 4, 2017, Locust Jones participated in the ‘Conversation Starters’ weekend program at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, with ‘Hope in a Dark Age’. Jones worked on a five metre long drawing for four hours, creating raw and powerful imagery in response to a constant feed of current news and world affairs footage.
Through this endurance artwork, Jones explores the different ways of record-keeping and mark-making in a world of media saturation. His performance offers a live translation of this contemporary deluge through the physical act of drawing.
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