Review for This Is Tomorrow: Contemporary Art Magazine: "Jockum Nordstrom: All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again"

 All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again, Camden Arts Centre, 2013

All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again, Camden Arts Centre, 2013

Published in This Is Tomorrow: Contemporary Art Magazine, 06 August 2013

Camden Arts Centre, London

26 July - 29 September 2013

Presenting viewers with a portal into the artist’s subconscious mind, Jockum Nordström’s major survey of work at Camden Arts Centre brings together graphite drawings, watercolours, collages and architectural sculptures. Exhibiting the breadth of his creative output from the 1990s, as well as contemporary pieces commissioned for the show, ‘All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again’ oozes ingenuous charm and childlike wonder. Cutout Victorian figures clad in stiff clothes and crinolines, hymenoptera, game, crustacean, harpsichords, schooners, rock formations, and modernist architecture are suspended in animation on the gallery walls, as a form of visual fantasia unfolds within the space. 

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