The general concept that underpins Shelley Norton’s work is the notion of meaning and how we construct it, and how this fascinating production in turn, defines, supports and constrains us, in our daily existence.
Jouer, is the etymological root of the word jewellery, meaning to play. Norton decided to play with our culturally constructed stories about what jewellery should be – small, wearable, precious, decorative.
Listen to Norton speak about her practice at Masterworks Gallery’s Stand (B3) on Saturday afternoon.
Masterworks Gallery (B3)