Mark Jason Weston

Mark Jason Weston was born in Jamaica, and now lives and works in Philadelphia.

He studied English Literature and Creative Writing at Central Connecticut State University, and has had poetry published in various American and UK literary magazines.

 

 

 

Somewhere on the Island, 19 x 24 inches, mixed media collage on paper, 2019
Ground Provisions, 19 x 24 inches, mixed media collage on paper, 2020
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  1. WoW! That was really an exciting and interesting interview. It even flowed as a rhythmical poem. Perceiving a collage as an ” element of brutality” and making of it as an act of ” gentle slicing” , as Mr. M.J. Weston voices, is, indeed, truthful and poetic. Thank you.

  2. […] Mark Jason Weston spoke to us this February 10 from Philadelphia. The pandemic, he says, has turned things on their head in the city where his understanding is that the vaccine rollout has been heavily flawed. For almost a year, like many of us, Weston has been working from home. He finds that time slows down to the point that at times it seems to flow backward. Although he says this is an interesting time to be alive, he does qualify that statement by saying that may not be such a good thing in all respects. At present, Weston is working on smaller pieces, which he says reflect his feelings of confinement and isolation. In addition, he began making collages in an old ledger book. To hear more about his work and experience during this time of pandemic, listen to the complete interview. […]

  3. […] Mark Jason Weston spoke to us this February 10 from Philadelphia. The pandemic, he says, has turned things on their head in the city where his understanding is that the vaccine rollout has been heavily flawed. For almost a year, like many of us, Weston has been working from home. He finds that time slows down to the point that at times it seems to flow backward. Although he says this is an interesting time to be alive, he does qualify that statement by saying that may not be such a good thing in all respects. At present, Weston is working on smaller pieces, which he says reflect his feelings of confinement and isolation. In addition, he began making collages in an old ledger book. To hear more about his work and experience during this time of pandemic, listen to the complete interview. […]