Jenene Nagy, ‘Older Than the Host 9’, 2015, Michael Warren Contemporary

By using graphite I am exploiting the inherent properties of the material. It is all very simple. The pencil is used exactly in the way in which it was designed. It is the build up of the act that creates the phenomena. Light, of course, is integral to this as well, which is also where the role of the viewer comes in. When the viewer moves, the light moves, causing the composition to
"By using graphite I am exploiting the inherent properties of the material. It is all very simple. The pencil is used exactly in the way in which it was designed. It is the build up of the act that creates the phenomena. Light, of course, is integral to this as well, which is also where the role of the viewer comes in. When the viewer moves, the light moves, causing the composition to
reveal/conceal itself. I am also interested in slowness here. The slowness it takes to make the work is similar to the slowness it requires to see it." Jenene Nagy