JEMIMA ELISABETH HALL
Based in Glasgow, United Kingdom
As I exit the womb of the earth, the roots of the tree, breathing in soil, I wonder. Am I able to regain an ancestral familiarity with what is beneath my feet? Is it something that is lost, or simply forgotten? I do not wish to own, I wish to belong. I spread my scent and leave my tracks, not to own, but to belong. I reintroduce and rediscover my relationship to the soil, as a way to define my existence. It becomes an intimate interaction. A symbiosis between my body and the landscape.
If you exited the womb as I did, felt the roots, breathed the soil, would you feel the symbiosis? Could you dig deep into the peat and reestablish your feet?
I explore my art practice through both socially engaging work and performance art, installations and sculptural works.
Please get in contact if you would like to know any more about me and my art practice, or if you are interested in any collaborative work.
Docwerk short documentary December 2018
A short 5 minute documentary on my art practice made by Docwerk film maker Linnet Deen, shown on the national Dutch TV channel NPRO2Extra on 18.12.18
Screened at Docwerk Filmzappen 23.01.19 and DOCfeed 23.02.19
Click here to watch.
The Batsford Prize 2017
Fine Art and Applied Art Category
Entry of my sculptural installation, ‘Temporality’ under the theme ‘Interpreting nature’
The Cass Art Bursary 2017
Entry of my sculptural installation, ‘Temporality’
24.05.19 - 09.06.19
MUD workshops at Fringe Arts Bath with Emma Stevens
Leading two weeks of free workshops sculpting and painting with mud and pigmented soils for people of all ages at the ICE Space Bath
Two weeks of live art, sculpting and painting with mud in the Walcot Chapel
Fine Art Degree Show, 'Hoi Polloi', Oxford Brookes University
Exhibiting 'Roots', a photographic, performative and sculptural installation
Fine Art Second Year Show, ‘Situate’, Oxford Brookes University Exhibiting fourteen sculptures of my piece ‘Temporality’
‘Hatched’, International Women’s Day, North Wall Gallery, Oxford Collaborative live performance with Magali Esberg, ‘It (’s a girl)’
CARU 3rd Anniversary Event, OVADA gallery, Oxford Collaborative live performance with Peta Lloyd of ‘This Side Up’
Fine Art First Year Show, ‘JAM’, Oxford Brookes University Exhibiting my recorded performance of ‘Set Free’