Television Lounge

Poppy Jackson (UK)

Fri 31 Oct 2014

Police Station


Poppy Jackson & Benjamin Sebastian, photo by Rob Nienburg

THE PIECE INTERROGATES THE BOUNDARIES, ACCESS POINTS AND INTERACTION BETWEEN ‘INTERIOR’ AND ‘EXTERIOR’ CATEGORIES.

The body’s relation to site is explored and developed through transformative exchanges with material. These physical actions dually present the body within a process of claiming space, whilst attempting to exist, itself, as deterritorialised space.

Poppy Jackson makes actionist work exploring the female body as an autonomous zone. Her paintings and live performances apply a grunge aesthetic to the Western iconographic tradition, using a methodology of violence as creative and transformational catalyst.

Poppy completed her BA at Dartington College of Arts and MA at Goldsmiths University. Her work has been supported by Arts Council England and the British Council and presented internationally. She is an Associate Artist of ]performance s p a c e [.

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