Harriet Bone

My practice concerns the issue of accurately and respectfully depicting personal tragedy and complex relationships, along with ideas of how one can live with nuanced trauma in daily life, I refer to my work as diaristic. My practice is singular in its pursuit of depicting in my own visual and symbolic language, topics, and events, that I feel I have the breadth of understanding to render into paint, morally I will not touch anything else. My medium is as important to me as my concepts, I have a long-standing relationship to paint and its materiality. My view of the world and its concepts is a detailed and intuitive one, as such I find that paint allows me to find that on canvas in a markedly more successful way. The Internet and technology large has exacerbated in its absence the human need for the material, and as such I find paint to be perfect for my humanistic practice.

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