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Jemma Woolmore aka Jem the Misfit is a video performance artist who in her 3 short years in Berlin has made a huge impression on the European visual and electronic music scene.
Hailed by Groove Magazin as a video artist to watch in a 4 page spread early 2014, Jem the Misfit kicked off the year with a main stage performance at renowned techno festival Time Warp DE for their 20 year anniversary event. Following this up with main stage performances at Sonus, Audioriver Poland and Time Warp Netherlands and a video installation at Sonos Studio in LA.
Her collaboration with underground techno artist Paula Temple, the Hybrid AV show, successfully toured the second half 2014 to high acclaim at ADE, Berlin’s Krake festival, MIRA Barcelona and techno institution I love techno.
Jem exhibits her artwork internationally, including presentations at; Time Warp (DE), Convergence (UK), Mapping Festival (CH), ADE (NL), Krake (DE), I Love Techno (BE), Electric Daisy Carnival (USA), Sonos Studio (USA), Platoon Kunsthalle (DE), Melbourne Fringe Festival (AUS), Gertrude Street projection Festival (AUS), City Gallery Wellington (NZ) and Tim Nees Gallery (NZ).
Alongside her artistic practice Jem is an independent VJ and producer who performs under the moniker Jem the Misfit. She frequently works with international festivals, music venues and artists to produce content, develop stage design and perform live video.
Her carefully crafted performances create spatial and textural landscapes, responding intuitively with the audio. Jem’s fascination for utopian architecture, science fiction and music combined with her artistic vision and dedication to translating musical energy into visual form has seen her perform alongside some of the worlds top Dj’s and producers.
Jem the Misfit has VJ’d alongside the following artists : Sven Väth, Loco Dice, Recondite, Paula Temple, Nina Kraviz, Max Cooper, Ricardo Villalobos, Dixon, Marco Carola, Simonne Jones, Dave Clark, Dj Pete aka Substance, Kyson, Flying Lotus, Alesso, Vitalic, Joris Voorn, Congorock, Alpine, Dirty South, Scream and Benga, Pat Mohoney and James Murphy (DFA), Hercules and Love affair (DFA), Holy Ghost!, Juan Maclean, Sergio &Benoit, Henry Saiz, Sampology, The Nomad, Shapeshifter, Phillipa, Kids of 88.
For bookings contact mato[at]figurethird.com
Festival performances include: Time Warp (DE) and (NL), Love Family Park (DE), NAME festival (FR), CTM (DE), Fusion (DE), Creamfields (AU), Stereosonic (AU), Future Music (AU), Mapping festival (CH), Summadayze (AU), Parklife (AU), Big Day Out (AU), LPM (Rome) and Splore (NZ).
2015 Time Warp, New York, USA
2015 Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas, USA
2015 We Are Fstvl, Upminster, England
2015 Time Warp, Mannheim, Germany
2014 Sonus Festival, Novalja, Croatia.
2014 Audioriver festival, Poland
2014 See You festival, Freiburg, Germany.
2014 Love Family Park, Hanau, Germany
2014 Time Warp 20 year edition, Mannheim, Germany
2014 Pacha, Sydney, Australia
2014 Future Music, Melbourne, Australia
2013/14 Time Warp, Utrecht, Holland
2013 Love Family Park, Hanua, Germany
2013 NAME festival, Lille, France
2013/14 Fusion festival, Germany
2013 Time Warp, Mannheim, Germany
2013 CTM, MusicMakers, Berlin, Germany
2012 Mapping festival, Geneva, Switzerland
2012 Future Music Festival, Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Summerdayze NYD, Melbourne, Australia.
2011 Stereosonic Australia tour, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane.
2010/12 Creamfields, Melbourne, Australia.
2010/12 Splore, Auckland, New Zealand.
2010/11/12 Big Day Out, Adelaide, Australia.
EXHIBITIONS and PERFORMANCES
2015 Nonagon AV with Paula Temple, Mutek, Mexico.
2015 Hybrid AV tour with Paula Temple, Les Ardentes, Belgium.
2015 Creatures AV show, Mapping festival, Geneva, Switzerland
2015 Nonagon AV with Paula Temple, She Makes Noise, Madrid, Spain.
2015 Hybrid AV tour with Paula Temple, Convergence, London, England.
2014 Nonagon AV with Paula Temple, ADE, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2014 Hybrid AV tour with Paula Temple, Mira festival, Barcelona, Spain.
2014 Hybrid AV tour with Paula Temple, I Love Techno, Ghent ,Belgium.
2014 Hybrid AV tour with Paula Temple, Krake festival, Berlin, Germany
2014 Creatures AV, with Andre Uhl, Unrender, Lehrtersiebzehn, Berlin, Germany.
2014 Splore festival with Om Unit, New Zealand
2013 Rebel installation, 3D video mapped sculptural installation, Berlin, Germany
2013 “mystery is what holds us together”, AV performance, DOKfest Kassel, Germany
2013 Secrets of the Universe with Simonne Jones, Platoon Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
2013 “mystery is what holds us together”, AV performance, Digital Pride, Lecce, Italy
2013 “mystery is what holds us together”, AV performance, Live Performers Meeting, Rome, Italy
2013 Mapping Festival, Live video Performance, Geneva, Switzerland.
2013 CTM, Live video performance, Berlin, Germany
2012 FEED art space, live performance, Berlin, Germany
2012 LPM, Rome, Italy
2012 Mapping Festival, Geneva, Switzerland
2011 Racket: Sound/Art/Experiment, Audio Visual performance, Melbourne.
2010 Competing Bodies, project, ACCA Arkit Popup space, Melbourne.
2010 Competing Bodies, Horse Bazaar, Melbourne.
2009 Conjuring Ideals, Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Melbourne.
2009 Electundra (performance as Duotone) Loop, Melbourne
2009 Notes from the Underground, Federation Square, Melbourne.
2008 Intersect, Moving Image Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
2008 Electundra (performance as Duotone) Loop, Melbourne
2014 Sound Affects, Sonos Studio, Los Angeles, USA.
2013 REMAKE Festival, Video Mapping and Performance, Berlin, Germany.
2013 Illuminations of Wedding, Live video performance, Supermarkt, Berlin, Germany
2010 Competing Bodies, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.
2006 Working title, (group show) Show Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2006 Freshfaced, (group Show) Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2005/6 How to be a friend, Hirschfeld Gallery, Curated by Emma Bugden, Wellington, NZ
2005 Room 703, site specific installation, Citylife Hotel, Wellington, NZ
2005 Exposure, Massey University Graduate show, Wellington, NZ
2012 Winner Mapping Festival International VJ competition, Geneva, Switzerland.
2012 LPM VJ Battle 3rd place, Rome, Italy.
2010 Melbourne City Council Young Artist Grant recipient.
2005 Massey Scholar, Scholarship awarded the top 5% of the Creative College, Massey University.
2013 Panel: Digital Artists Transforming Space, Performance, and Creativity. REMAKE Festival, Berlin, Germany.
2013 Digital Pride, Italy. Artist Presentation and technical workshop.
2013 CTM, MusicMakers Hacklab Fellow, Berlin, Germany.
2012 Scope Sessions, Artist Presentation, Berlin, Germany.
2011 RMIT University School of Architecture and Design, Artist presentation, Melbourne, Australia
2010 Seventh Gallery, Artist Floor talk, Melbourne, Australia
Bachelor of Fine Art (First class honours), Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.