Jennifer Myerscough

© 2007-2018

“How will you go about finding that thing the nature of which is completely unknown to you?” /Meno

Jennifer Myerscough is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work is based on painting. Born in Stockholm and raised in Southern California, she completed her Master's Degree at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. She currently lives and works in Malmö, Sweden.

Artist Statement 2018

I paint. I also build installations and make moving images.

The act of painting is a method of thinking through ideas of space and time. I'm interested the full vocabulary of the materials I use, and spend a lot of time nerding out on the hows, whats and whys of painting.

In the studio I make models. I cut, fold and tape together paper print outs of landscapes (for example), making little stileben (still-life). Using these models as sources, my paintings become multiple representations of space: the space of the object, as well as the space within the images the models are made out of.

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