Jo Lane (Australia)
Medium: gesso, pigment, graphite and human hair
Size: 21 x 29cm
Suspended between the real and imagined the illusion of other places is complete. This work uses may own hair collected over time, and held by a hand that cannot stop it. Hair lines will make their own patterns if you let them, just let them and they will last forever.
Jo Lane is a Melbourne-based artist who through an exploration of the use of images as language in various media; drawing, animation, sculpture, film, and photography probing ideas of identity, dislocation, and social responsibility. She has conducted a full time art practice which has evolved over time, commencing with botanical work many years ago and culminating in solo shows at contemporary art galleries. Having completed a Master of Fine Art Drawing in London in 2018 she has now exhibited in both her home country Australia as well as the UK. Her work has been shortlisted for multiple drawing and sculpture awards in both counties.