For Helen Jones, the sky is an omnipresent and compelling force, it provides both somewhere to escape to and something to shelter from. She believes that the elements have a direct effect on our emotions and motivations; we are uplifted or made anxious, soothed or terrified by them.
Helen attempts to utilise this invisible force in her embodied drawing and printing practice. She wants to overwhelm the viewers senses with the immense and volatile possibilities of air, sea and sky; a reflection of ourselves, our relationships, and our world.
“I want my work to use the force of nature to bowl the viewer over, make them dizzy, feel the overwhelming excitement, fear of the unknown, vastness, power and possibilities...”