Spike Island

Test SpaceOlivia Jones Tephra: Order in the Dust


17 November to 2 December 2018


Free entry

Event type

Test Space

Preview: Friday 16 November, 6–8pm

Taking inspiration from Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomic stories, Olivia Jones presents works from her evolving series Tephra: Order in the Dust, exploring entropy and order in ash clouds.

Test Space is programmed by studio holders based at Spike Island and offers artists a chance to exhibit new works and test ideas. Artists from within the Spike Island community and beyond are included.

Please ask at reception for access.

Olivia Jones

Olivia Jones (b. London, 1988) considers how we perceive and comprehend structures within our environment through drawing, print and sculpture. By altering structural realities to conjure up idiosyncratic spaces, she articulates a connection between real and imagined landscapes.

Graduating in BA (Hons) Fine Art at Falmouth University in 2013, Olivia is a current studio holder at Spike Island and a member of Spike Print Studios. Her most recent exhibitions include Contemporary British Drawing, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, China and You Move Me, Antlers Gallery, Create Centre, Bristol.