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 Maurice BLOK, Lahti
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 Jessica HIGGINS, New York
 Erik HOKANSSON, New York
 Johanna HOUSEHOLDER, Toronto
 Erika KNERR, New York
 Magnus Logi KRISTINSSON, Helsinki
 Denis LUZURIAGA, New York
 Rita MARHAUG, Bergen
 Jill McDERMID, USA
 Mari NOVOTNY-JONES, Boston
 Denis ROMANOVSKI, Stockholm
 Peter ROSVIK, Vaasa
 Birgit SALLING HANSEN, Copenhagen
 Tony SCHWENSEN, Boston
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 Joshua SELMAN, New York
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Jill McDERMID, USA

 

Born in 1966, lives and works in New York

Jill McDermid’s work consists of creating spaces, each installation is equipped with sound, projections, and monitors of performance. Moving a piece to a story unfolds slowly. Her plays are more or less autobiographical and always play in the sphere of pathos and fun.

After studying at the University of Iowa in 1999/2000, she obtained a master's degree in Intermedia and Video Art.

« I create an installation environment, within which I make a performance. Then, I lead the audience from one environment to another, making performance in each space, which create a full story at the end. 

My performance are always autobiographical, but not in an obvious sense. That ltr stories unfold from my emotions, in a way That I can hope sponds to other people. 

Lately, I Have been performing outside of the United States, and I occasionally create a political performance. The reaction, again and again, Is that is the hearing surprised to see an American making such a political statement, but not only that -  a Woman making political work. 

my work ranges from simple peeling apple with onion hidden inside as a metaphor for my life, seeing my experiences in my mind as I peel in reverse to the core - and elaborate: that facility uses many media, from film to Super 8 video projections, sound and smells affects. »

McDermid Jill also runs two New York gallery, Grace Exhibition Space and Alice Chilton Gallery in Brooklyn, as an extension of her artistic activity.


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