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Jemma Woolmore aka Jem the Misfit is a Berlin based video artist.
Hailed by Groove Magazin as a video artist to watch and recently voted in the top 10 Vj’s for underground electronic music by Dj Broadcast International, Jem the Misfit has gone from strength to strength. Her work spans AV performance, bespoke visual production, festival visual design and video installation. Her work can be seen in venues as diverse as a full gallery video mapping installation at Sonos Studio in Los Angeles (USA) through to the main stage at renowned techno festival Time Warp (DE)
Her collaboration with underground techno artist Paula Temple, the Hybrid AV show, successfully toured 2014/15 to high acclaim at ADE, Berlin’s Krake festival, MIRA Barcelona, I love techno, Convergence festival (UK), She Makes Noise (ES) and Mutek Mexico. Plus the Creatures AV show, a collaboration with Andre Uhl was selected for the highly acclaimed Mapping Festival in Geneva 2015.
Jem’s carefully crafted performances create spatial and textural landscapes, merging digital 3D design with hand-made sculptural objects to blur the boundaries between real and virtual. Her unique artistic vision has seen her illuminate festivals and galleries across the world, including performances for Paula Temple, Loco Dice, Recondite, Abstraxion, Chris Liebing, Nina Kraviz and Max Cooper.
Watch out for Jem’s work on the new AV show from Abstraxion touring late 2016.
For bookings contact mato[at]figurethird.com
Festival performances include: Mapping Festival (CH), ADE (NL), Convergence (UK), Krake (DE), I Love Techno (BE), Electric Daisy Carnival (USA), 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
2016 Ata, Sculptural installation at List i Ljosi festival, Iceland.
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.