EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES
Current project Let Them Eat Cake/Vanitas In process of applying to Arts Council for an exhibition about the contradiction of human nature.
2018 Common Demoninator Piece created for Enys House SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING? One thousand pounds in ten pound notes strewn on the floor.
2018 AMORASS Writing for new publication Trans(RE)Lation by Graham Taylor
2018 Let Me be your Symphony Breathing performance triptych for the Plymouth Art Weekender.
2018 See Men Paid performance at Newquay nightclub for Liam Joly’s birthday.
2018 The Places where we are or Would like to be Photographic exchange with Frans van Lent published online https://fransvanlent.nl/2857-2/
2018 Love Triangle Shamanic/mythological performance created in the pools of Aphrodite for MADE OF WALKING the Milena Principle, the Akamas Peninsula Cyprus
2017 Fake Art Faking Tracey Emin’s bed in a photocopied style, exploring ideas of 2d and 3d, as well reality and non-reality.
2017 La Jeteé Installation selected for FUTURE IMPERFECT symposium at Plymouth University
2017 Berlin Workshop & Performance 2 weeks exploration of personal development, play, increasing a visual lexicon and a final exhibition for the finale: I Want to be Loved by You: testing of people’s personal boundaries, and opening up personal vulnerability to invite actions in resulting in a forbidden action, the police and help from outside the play.
2017 Everything is F**cked Letter game & performance in response to title at CMR Redruth. Wooden scrabble game and photocopied print outs; Various props including printer, treacle, wetsuit and crab claws.
2016 ThrowAway Comments Paper sculpture piece for an exhibition in Bath. Paper and stamped text
2016 Perfect Time Staying awake to record the changing of the radio clocks in side the Passmoore Edwards building in Hayle. Concepts of time and the accuracy of such an abstract phenomenon. Research for a larger piece next year. (Not conceptualised yet).
2016 Le Petite Mort (the little death) Referring to an orgasm this piece describes the Eros of creativity as well as sex and used a prefabricated structure of recycled wooden planters, water, plastic, petrol oil, kids toys, a photocopier, ice and fire. Back Lane West, Redruth.
2015 Game of Consequences a collection of 20 artists invited by Stacey Guthrie to participate in an exploratory initiative; a canvas passed between artists and the ‘Consequences’. Begun in January 2015 with a Final Show at The Exchange, Penzance.
2015 Some Things are better Left Unsaid Installation and participatory performance on a two month artist residency at Back Lane West an artist led initiative using collected hair, sawdust, a bag of frozen berries, honey, melted wax, mobile media and the game of chess as a theme for relationships
2014 Mother, Artist, Housewife Performance at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Gulval. Incorporated themes of masculinity and femininity as well as identity and mysticism.
2014 Love Story Performed in underwear by the side of the road at dusk, the audience became the artists. Sewing machine, business cards, baby monitor and tea. Involved themes of women, vulnerability, relationships and freedom.
2014 Interior Views Initiated and curated a Contemporary Arts film show casing films Café Muller and Ephiphora, also featuring the works of Zierle & Carter, Kate Ogley and Janet McEwan.
2014 Ephiphora Poem made out of a performance and film edit depicting the hyperscope an invention which reverses the way our eyes see, created by Terry Pope. Ephiphora is an eye condition whereby the sufferer can not stop their tears. Dealt with issues of ‘little mermaid’ complex and coming back into civilisation
2014 Café Müller a dance performance inspired by a Pina Bausch work of the same name filmed through a reversed monocular. Exploration into different ways of viewing, eroticism and male/female relations
2013 Is Love an exploratory performance at Back Lane West investigating motherhood and identity; cement mixer and a moulinex food processor compete to reduce plates into dust. Also selected and published in the VANDA Project, an online page absc_nd
2013 Untitled a performance about rage. Food processor, rolling pin, mirrors and sand.
2013 Gnothi Seauton (Know Thyself) guerilla installation, mirror, paint, old coat.
2012 Lesser Thought than what I Ought guerilla installation, tripod, hook, paper and stamped words.
2011 Paintings on aspects of self conflict via animal representation and integral household objects
2007/11 Travel; walking the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage in Northern Spain and then to Portugal, Andalucia & Africa on a self enquiring purposely undocumented pilgrimage to birthplace Johannesburg, S. Africa. Journey cut short returned to the UK. Later I had a son.
2007 Live Art Falmouth – Installation Performance as part of LAF artist led initiative inspired by Women who run with the Wolves: knitting, knives, record player, bottles of ‘tears’. Themes of angst, suffering and the transformative nature of Nature
2007 Flushing Art Festival. Produced installation outdoor sculpture, indoor paper installation and artpiece which was bid for and won at charity art auction.
2007 Wharf, Wharf Initiated, Co-Curated & exhibited in this unique event to commemorate coastlines and the last days of an old working wharf. Other exhibitors included Zierle & Carter, Kate Ogley, Clarissa Beothy.
Delet Ba’Magresh Installation of doors; the title roughly translates from Hebrew to ‘calling a spade a spade’. Questions on the significance of art & The Rood Middle English poetry about the thoughts of the tree that was cut down to make the cross.
Utopia Installation, mirror, charcoaled word, tripod and binoculars
Intimate Relations of Immortality Participatory collaboration with artist Kate Ogley using crushed scallop shells.
2006 Documented & edited film for Wheal Art exhibition, a mineral tramways project run by Cornwall County Council. The film was included in the brochure accompanying the outdoor exhibition based at South Wheal Frances, Redruth amidst the ruins of the old tin mines.
2005 Assistant sculptor to El Anatsui at Holifield Farm, Gweek, helped create large installation of charred figures from greenhart hardwood for the Eden project. Still partially current at Eden.
2003 – 2006 Falmouth University, Falmouth, Cornwall BA Fine Art
2001 – 2002 University of Brighton & Hove Foundation
1994 – 1997 The University of Manchester Bsc(HONS) Psychology
1986 – 1993 Manchester High School for Girls 9 GCSE’s & 4 A-Levels
(as Jacqui Orly)
Vanda Project Issue: The Edge www.vandaproject.com ‘the Edge’ p.52
artcornwall.org Intimate Relations of Immortality http://www.artcornwall.org/archive_index.htm
Live Art Falmouth http://www.artcornwall.org/archive_index.htm