Jana wrote down a number of poems by Rob Donn with Chinese ink on Japanese Kozo paper, stretched on a wooden board 80 cm x 80 cm.
Jana Emburey is a visual artist working across a wide range of media. Her body of work includes paintings, drawings, printmaking, sculpture and installation.
Emburey's work explores various subjects, although she is mainly interested in the concept of time perception, memory and inter-connectivity. Jana is preoccupied with our transient nature, our innate need to preserve memories, how those are influenced by our emotions and how our current and future state is shaped by our perception of the past.
Jana says "The 'clouds' of ink represent the searching memories of Rob Donn (although it does remind me of peaty smoke too). I found it fascinating that he, towards the end of his life remembered in such detail what he created. I imagine, he perhaps didn't recite the works to the transcriber in a chronological order, therefor the poems overlap in no particular order, most of them becoming ineligible as more and more come to the surface."