By Gregory Eddi Jones
Gregory Eddi Jones is a post-photographic artist, writer, and theorist whose work explores new frontiers of photography and its historical, cultural, and technological contexts. At the heart of his practice, he employs appropriation and digital collage techniques as means to update past photographic and literary traditions for the present day. Jones' work has been shown and published worldwide, with recent exhibitions including Images Vevey Biennial (Vevey, Switzerland), FotoFest Biennial (Houston, TX), Asama International Photo Festival (Miyota, Japan), and FOAM Talent (Amsterdam, New York, London, and Frankfurt). His work has been published in FOAM Magazine, VICE, British Journal of Photography, The Guardian, Revista Balam, IMA Magazine, Elephant, Wallpaper, LensCulture, and 1000 Words, among others.
Jones became active in Web3 in Spring 2021, and has played leading roles within the NFT photography community in various capacities: as the Principle Writer/Copy Editor for Fellowship, Former Editor of Obscura Journal, Former Editor of PhotoVerso, and Co-Organizer of Imag3Aid, an NFT photography fundraiser that raised over $80,000 for Ukrainian humanitarian relief in April of 2022. 49/23 is Jones' third major NFT collection release, following Promise Land (Oct. 2021) and Hanami Blocks (Obscura Foundry Commission, Feb. 2022).
Based in Philadelphia, PA, USA