My work ranges from sculptures to installations using hand-crafted works of fabric, ceramic,
photography, or video projections. My work uses everyday objects to form aesthetic connections
within history, memory,and personal experiences.
My work comprises a visual diary, where each instant is isolated as a fragment of a larger
and often unresolved narrative. My process seeks to explore those instances when we feel as if we
are mere observers to our own circumstance.
“Guardians of Time” relates to the idea that since the beginning of time mankind has had
protectors, both for historic and mystical reasons. It seems that only man himself is a potential
source of danger for his own existence. In his works
I am a, former dancer who photographs dance. I observe and preserve dance for history sake. I am
a mother. I photograph my kids and their friends. I am an artist and I photograph my life, how I
Joy Makon paints representational watercolors that are based on observations of daily life. Landscapes and seascapes, often with figures incorporated into the scene, come from Brooklyn and from travelling in the US and abroad.
There tend to be some recurring subjects and themes I work with. I can list these as: history, science, survival, people, nearly extinct animals and plants, archaic technology, ancient jars and bowls… I am sure there is more...