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Jon Halls

MA work

Interventions

Interventions looks at the effect of human progress and development on the environment, focusing on my local Common. Having grown up in Hayes on the edge of London and next to the Green Belt I see the value of nature, but also the demands of society. My work draws attention to this tension, exploring through site specific installation, drawings and writings how special Hayes Common is, what value it offers and how we can all help improve our local nature.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Visual Communication, 2017

  • I am an activist, illustrator and drawer, utilising my skills to create dialogue with the intentions of creating change. My work focuses on the environment and the perceptions of society on how we treat our world and one another and I aim to create platforms through my work to create dialogue over these subjects.

  • Degrees

  • BA Illustration, University of Northampton, 2015; CCW Foundation Course, Camberwell College of Arts, London, 2012
  • Experience

  • Freelance illustrator, 2015 –; Workshop leader, Northampton and London 2015 – 2017; Debates, curation and public platforms. Red Tape Student Forum Member, London, 2016 – 17
  • Exhibitions

  • Rogue Seeds, Royal College of Art Cafe, London, 2017; Work In Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London, 2017; Northampton Alumni Exhibition, Northampton Gallery, Northampton, 2016; Common Room, Hockney Gallery, London, 2016; D&AD Awards, Spitalfields Market, London, 2015; Northampton Degree Show, Northampton Campus, Northampton, 2015; Intermission, NN Gallery, Northampton, 2015