RMIT Liquid Architecture Graduate Prize for Sound Art
Jenny writes and makes art because she likes to turn her thoughts into ‘creativity’. Living with schizophrenia, thoughts can be troublesome while creation is a joy.
Emerging Writers Festival - see Home Page for details.
Performances, 20th and 23rd Sleepless and Stargazing Festival, 170 Nicholson Street, Footscray, see Home Page for details.
PhD candidate at RMIT University, Project Title: Voices to Sing and Hands to create: expressions of authentic difference. Aim to create songs, video works, images and sculptural paintings referencing my themes of politics, personal (trauma, mental health and neurodiversity) and environment in light of the distraction i experience from family violence and the fall out of voice hearing, how such a lived experience impacts on all these interests and themes of intellectual pursuit.
The Sea Shell Is Not the Sea Shore, DADAA Gallery, Fremantle, Perth, live performance of new and exciting Songs of Her Journey, with accompanying video, 3 Feb to 1 April 2023.
19th Nov 2022 at Bernham Beeches, hillsceneLIVE Speculative Beginnings, one hour performance in association with Jenny’s song-writing students, whose lives are challenged by trauma, mental health and neurodiversity. Accompanying band James Rushford on electric organ, Mish Szelekyhidid on percussion, Mishka on flute and Troy Rainbow on guitar.
Saturday 19thNov 2022 at Bernham Beeches, hillsceneLIVE Speculative Beginnings, one hour performance in association with Jenny’s song-writing students, whose lives are challenged by trauma, mental health and neurodiversity. Accompanying band James Rushford on electric organ, Mish Szelekyhidid on percussion, Mishka on flute and Troy Rainbow on guitar.
RMIT Gallery, Archives of Feeling: The Knowledge of Trauma, 23 September -10 Dec 2022, exhibition of art and poetry. Live performance, Songs of Unknowing: a series of five of Jenny’s hand-written songs, a musical response to the patient archives of the Cunningham Dax Collection, happens on 10th Nov, followed by a panel discussion on the topic.
Decentring Australian Art, including my own feature chapter, chapter about activist, theatre producer and creator of Schizy Inc Heidi Everett and contribution to methodology with project partners: Grace McQuilten RMIT, Anthony White Melb Uni and Tristan Harwood The Monthly.
Shortlisted Incinerator Gallery Art for Social Change exhibition 16 Sept to 30 oct, the Blindside video.
Solo exhibitions Sticks and Stones will Break my Bones, but Words Can Totally Destroy my Mind!, Blindside Sound Series Program, Melbourne 6-23 April 2022, curated by Joel Stern of Liquid Architecture. Sam Pankhurst, internationally recognised Australian musician, practiced with us for the live performance, he wrote: ‘I so loved playing together .... Best music I’ve played for a long time. A real honour to meet you and play your music.’
Melbourne Fringe 2021, Digital and two Live performances of Living Live, the epigenetic musical, anecdotal and researched journey through Jenny’s maternal family, at Woodend, both sold-out.
Opening night, Seashell is not the Seashore, 10th Feb 2023. Jenny performing with Annika Moses
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