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jenny allinson


jenny allinson works since 2011

http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson


untitled (sweet wrappers) 2011 glacier mint wrappers, thread, 5 metres of cotton binding


untitled (sweet wrappers) 2011


untitled (amaryllis) 2012 amaryllis, mdf with plastic veneer, glass, sealant


untitled (amaryllis) 2012


untitled (mirrors) 2012 broken mirror, glue


the shards of mirror when glued together created crude kaleidoscopes the jagged edges enforcing a sense of unease when put to ones eye untitled (mirrors) 2012


untitled (toasters) 2012 toasters, wax, teflon ‘toastie bags’, english plane tree seedpods, scourers


birdseye view video still


birds eye video stills there was a toaster for each member of the group each toaster contained a teflon toaster bag and the ‘ingredients’ to make a cast of it in wax (three also with english plane tree seedpods inside them, and another three scourers) it was up to the audience to decide whether or not they chose to do this

untitled (toasters) 2012


close ups of wax ‘toastie’ bag casts


beeline 2012 1000 honey bees, pine, black paint


a thousand dead honey bees, donated by a local beekeeper, formed a ‘beeline’ that traversed and articulated the architecture of the space


beeline 2012 beeline 2012


a conversation with ‘amanda miller’ - beekeeper to organise the collection of the bees beeline 2012


match experiments 2012


untitled (matches) 2012 approximately 800 matches, galvanised wire duration : 7 minutes 12 seconds video : http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson/untitled-matches


untitled (matches) 2012


untitled (matches) 2012


a chain of matches, suspended from the ceiling, was lit within the university building the flame travelled from match to match, the aligned match heads passing the flame from one to another so that eventually all that remained was the ashen skeleton of the chain


pairing 1 2012


pairing 2 2012


pairing 3 2012


permeate 2012 ink, paper, water, hot-plate duration: 15 minutes


heat sensitive till roll, embroidery frame, leather cord, nails the heat of the hot-plate activated the ink within the heat-sensitive paper turning it black permeate 2012


coffee filters, black thread, pins, ink the water in the black pipe at the bottom of the wall forced the ink to be absorbed up the filter paper - again showing the process of chromatography


permeate 2012


kleenex 2013 kleenex tissues, quink ink video stills duration : 55 seconds video : http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson/kleenex


untitled 2013 frozen water and black ‘quink’ ink, blotting paper, wood duration: approximately 24 hours


untitled 2013


untitled 2013


three cubes of frozen black ‘quink’ and water were placed on three semi-circles of blotting paper, at three different points throughout a day as they melted, at a staggered rate and the colours seperated within the ink, due to chromatography


blackblueyelloworange 2013 frozen water and black ‘quink’ ink, blotting paper, wood duration: approximately 24 hours per cube


as the cube of frozen ‘quink’ ink and water melted, the colours within the ink seperated, as they were absorbed by the blotting paper the liquid dripped down onto the lower levels as it melted, which took approximately 24 hours after this the semi-cirles of paper and cube were replaced and the cycle began again blackblueyelloworange 2013


blackblueyelloworange 2013


untitled (weave) 2013 frozen water and black ‘quink’ ink, blotting paper


untitled (weave) 2013


isle of portland residency 2013

untitled 2013 (isle of portland) matches, portland rock


untitled 2013 (isle of portland)


untitled 2013 (isle of portland)


quarry scar 2013 (isle of portland) matches, portland rock


quarry scar 2013 (isle of portland)


quarry scar 2013 (isle of portland)


quarry scar 2013 (isle of portland)


pairing 4 2013


cawdor castle residency 2013


pyseat 2013 (cawdor castle) pykrete (sawdust and water), red bench duration : 5 days


pyseat 2013 (cawdor castle)


at the ‘bourach’ private view october 2013


a moment off the yellow path 2013 (cawdor castle) frozen yellow food colouring duration : 24 hours


a moment off the yellow path 2013 (cawdor castle)


a moment off the yellow path 2013 (cawdor castle)


I walk the line 2013 (cawdor castle) maggot, ink video stills duration : 59 seconds video : http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson/admin/5819515


cawdor red 2013 (cawdor castle) tree root stained with elderberry dye when exhibited, the audience were invited to take a sheet of instructions which lead them from the gallery space to the work, situated in the nearby woods


Instructions

for

finding

Cawdor

Red     Leave the school grounds.   Tu r n l e f t a t t h e ro a d .   Walk until you arrive at the blue gate.   Climb over the blue gate.   Walk straight ahead to the blue bridge.   Veer right.   Follow the path through the woods.   Stop before the second bridge. Look left.


cawdor red 2013 (cawdor castle)


cawdor red 2013 (cawdor castle)


colouring maggots 2013 maggots, food colouring, blotting paper, water video stills duration : 1 minute 55 seconds video : http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson/colouring-maggots


untitled (at the old municipal market) 2013 time-lapse projection duration : 2 minutes 10 seconds (looped) video : http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson/untitled-at-the-old-municipal-market


video stills untitled (at the old municipal market) 2013


the projection showed a sped-up time-lapse projection, of a sculpture (plywood, frozen red food colouring and water) melting into the space the projection was shown where the sculpture was placed to melt untitled (at the old municipal market) 2013


at the merz barn 2014 beetroot sandwich


at the merz barn 2014 tree stump, red food colouring


pairing 5 2014


pairing 6 2014


merz barn birch 2014 silver birch, water


merz barn birch 2014


merz barn birch 2014


http://cargocollective.com/jennyallinson



Jenny Allinson - works since 2011