Stirred by a collection of diaries, bequeathed alongside hand-me-down stories, words and trinkets from a generation before, Jo Pond draws on evocative World War 2 artefacts to craft her own heirlooms. Almost in spite of itself, each static and inanimate object comes to embody the thoughts and energy of the artist, and draws the viewer in: recognition may bring about physical, emotional or intellectual engagement.
2017 - Repurposed tin, steel, leather. 4 x 1 x 12 cm
2017 - Repurposed tin, steel, iron, leather, celluloid. 9.5 x 2 x 2.7 cm
Repurposed tin, steel, iron, silver, coin. 2017
8 x 2 x 6.5 cm