past exhibition | What kind of hole am I?: Bol Marjoram | 9 March - 1 April 2017
What kind of hole am I?: Bol Marjoram "The starting point for the work is a series of collages, a technique which collects and juxtaposes different kinds of material, a revaluation of found material. which it elevates into the material of art. Working on these collaged drawings, at some point there was too much there, and I decided to tear away material, in the process creating holes. I was removing something which I did not value in the context of this picture space. Something has been made inaccessible, devalued and rejected.

These arbitrary holes constitute an unintentional twin of
the intentional work. I invite you to contemplate these holes not as absences, but as the work itself.  The holes are the work. And the collage? Well, the collage becomes simply the remainder, the placeholder for the holes. Please direct your attention to the holes, it is the holes that matter."

Bol Marjoram's artist books are held in collections as diverse as Tate Gallery; British Library; Victoria and Albert Museum; New York Public Library; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of the Book, The Hague; The
Klingspor Museum, Offenbach am Main; The Statens Museum, Copenhagen; Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo; S.L.U.B. Dresden; Staalichen Museen, Berlin and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, amongst many others.

Bol Marjoram has a Post Graduate Certificate in Animation (Central St Martins) and an MA in Printmaking, (Camberwell College of Art).