Jessica Voorsanger Lecture – 12 January 2017

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Jessica Vorsanger as Adam Ant

 

Jessica Voorsanger

Jessica Voorsanger is an American artist living in London. She studied at the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA) and Goldsmiths College (MA Fine Art), and has had one-person exhibitions in London, New York, Edinburgh, Berlin & Turin. Recently she exhibited at Gallerie 33, Berlin; The ICA ; Whitechapel Art Gallery; and also completed a project for Art on the Underground.

Jessica’s work explores the concept of ‘celebrity’ within popular culture – through obsession, fans and media representation. Until recently, she has dealt specifically with the relationship between celebrities and their ‘fans’, and the ideology of fan culture. http://jessicavoorsanger.co.uk/

 

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Jessica Voorsanger as Hockney

 

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Collage/drawing

 

Articulate and amusing Multimedia artist whose practice crosses photography, drawing, painting, performance, (impersonating celebrities) and film. She describes herself as a mischievous child.

 

See lecture notes to follow:

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