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J Stoner Blackwell

Born in 1977, New Orleans, United States

Overview

J Stoner Blackwell was born in 1977 in New Orleans, USA. They live and work in Bennington, Vermont, USA where they are a Faculty Member in Visual Arts at Bennington College. Blackwell has collected plastic carrier bags since 2004, amassing a supply of material that sits ambiguously between waste and necessity. Reinventing materials that are seen as both environmentally toxic and morally compromised is contral to their practice. Blackwell's recent works, Neveruses (never·uses), employ methods inc...Read more