21st Faith

21stfaith

We are a collaborative research project, investigating and questioning faith as a human feeling. 

This publication presents 32 creative projects created for an exhibition in October 2017 at The Workshop, Lambeth. 

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Fidel Lana Erunt,

by Jasmine Schofield.

‘Since faith was not a large part of my upbringing, the ideas and traditions that surround

different faiths fascinate me but also frighten me, in particular the objects that surround

our faith or that we put belief into.’

Jasmine explores objects around faith and the artefacts used within different religions,

in particular those that might be considered spiritual or sentimental in value

or importance. Jasmine explores the ideas of faith within the compounds of found objects

that relate to her own perspective of home and security as an atheist by created a shrine

consisting of contrasting materials and textures including metal, wool and plants laced

together on top of a rolled carpet to represent how objects can be comprised to create

a status of power through positioning and placement.

The combination of familiar items that are traditional to me were constructed through

my own interpretation of a quote by William H. Hunt expresses that “when language

was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols

were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known,

were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth.”

21st Faith: Tell us about you and your

practice

Jasmine: Jasmine Schofield is a recent

graduate of Fine Art from Central Saint

Martins, and within hr practice investigates

the ideas of memory through her

installations around the notion of ‘Home’.

Her installations are comprised with familiar

items, commonly domestic objects that

are warped or edited to construct a surreal

situation. These surreal situations are aimed

to create a physical memory and many

of the objects are picked from the

memories of Jasmine’s childhood.

What drew you to take part in 21st Faith?

How is faith important to you and your

practice?

Since faith was not a large part of my

upbringing, the ideas and traditions

that surround different faiths fascinate

me but also frighten me. I aim to focus

on religious buildings and how the spaces

within these buildings are used. I decided

to take part in 21st Faith to explore

these ideas further, and to create a situation

out of found objects, and giving an atheist

perspective.

Jasmine: jasmineschofield.com, jasmine_schofield@hotmail.com 61