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Jessica Broas
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My animation "The Whale's Spurt and Other Stories" addresses an innocent sexuality.  This work highlights the use of play to communicate fantasies while still maintaining the mask of the child-like.  These inanimate "toys" become animate vehicles for overtly sexual fiction and narrative.  The toy is thus, the key to an interior world of deep-seated fantasy governed by the pleasure principle. Jessica Broas

 

 

Exhibitions

Dec 2002 KOST Berliner Kunstprojekt Kreuzberg, GERMANY  

Jan 2002 Bowieart/Portobello Film Festival at Westbourne Studios                                    

Aug-Sept 2002 Notably at the Pump House Gallery, London

July 2002 Goldsmiths Postgraduate Final Exhibition, Goldsmiths College, London    

2001 Films with Live Soundtracks, Film Festival, Rhode Island, USA

May 2001 Printmaking Degree Project Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island, USA

Jan 2001 Group Exhibition, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, GHANA

Dec 2000 Drawing Show, Group Exhibition Apt. 3 Providence, Rhode Island

Nov 2000 You hurt meŠNow I am going to hurt you, Solo Exhibition Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island, USA

Nov 2000 Shelf Show, Group Exhibition, Corner Gallery, Rhode Island, USA

April 2000 Natural, Solo Exhibition Benson Hall Gallery Rhode Island, USA

Jan-Feb 2000 Bon a tirer, Group Exhibition Sherman Gallery, Boston University Massachusetts, USA

Nov 1999 Printmaking Biennial Woods-Gerry Gallery Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Jan 1997 Drawing Exhibition Pelham Art Center, New York, USA  

Education

1997-2001: M.F.A. at Goldsmiths College, London

2000 B.F.A., Printmaking Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, US

1999 Kokrobitey Institute, Accra, Ghana    

Pont-Aven School of Art, Pont Aven, France

 

 
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