helen varley jamieson
 

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creative work | presentations | writing

 

 

creative work

2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
  • We have a situation, Coventry!, cyberformance and networked discussion at the Shop Front Theatre, Coventry; concept and direction; artist in residence, Disruptive Media Laboratory, Coventry University, UK, October-November 2016.
  • her light stretches - an installation of text, song, light and mirrors, premiered at Transit VIII, Odin Teatret, Denmark, June 2016.
2015 2014 2013 2012
  • The CyPosium - co-organiser; online symposium on cyberformance, 12 October 2012.
  • Repository for Knowledge & Art - participant in group exhibition at Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Potsdam; curated by Dr. Cornelia Osswald-Hoffman, July 2012.
  • Biennale For One - group exhibition at Das Klohäuschen, Munich; documentation of an online performance that never happened (Open Borders, 2008); May 2012.
  • make-shift - networked performance collaboration with Paula Crutchlow; performed during 2012 from Munich and Berlin (Germany), Providence (USA), Vienna (Austria), Auroville (India), Nantes (France), Brisbane (Australia) and Dunedin (New Zealand).
2011
  • make-shift - networked performance collaboration with Paula Crutchlow; performed during 2011 from Auckland and Wellington (New Zealand), Torino (Italy), Munich (Germany), Novi Sad (Serbia), Istanbul (Turkey) and Cardiff (Wales).
  • Angry Women, participant in Annie Abraham's project, 2011.
2010 2009
  • let ME go - performance installation in collaboration with scenographer Antonella Diana; premiered at the Ringkøbing International Theatre Festival, May 2009, then toured Ringkøbing regional libraries during October 2009.
  • Women With Big Eyes - performance collaboration with artists of the Magdalena Project, Transit Festival, Odin Teatret, Denmark, August 2009.
  • Artist in Residence, Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany, July 2009.
2008 2007
  • exile. in Skin by Shelley Jackson, since December 2007.
  • rings - digital video collaboration with Igneous, August 2007.
  • Women With Big Eyes - performance collaboration with artists of the Magdalena Project, Transit Festival, Odin Teatret, Denmark, January 2007.
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
  • Water[war]s - a performance installation directed by Jill Greenhalgh; participation involving text, digital media and research. ANET Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, December 2002.
  • swim - an exercise in remote intimacy - with Avatar Body Collision, medi@terra festival, Athens, Greece, December 2002.
  • Phone Jam - playwright; professional workshop, NTI, Auckland, NZ, 2002.
  • the[abc]experiment - concept, director and producer; cyberformance created collaboratively by performers in New Zealand, the USA, the UK and Finland. BATS Theatre, Wellington, February 2002.
  • Dreams, rituals and improvs with Desktop Theater, online in The Palace chat room.
2001
  • Between - playwright; premiered BATS Theatre, Wellington, NZ, March 2001.
  • Water[war]s - a performance installation directed by Jill Greenhalgh; participation involving cyberformance (in collaboration with Desktop Theater), text, images, research and performance collaboration; Transit Festival, Odin Teatret, Denmark, January 2001.
  • Dreams, rituals and improvs with Desktop Theater, online in The Palace chat room.
Last Century
  • Risky/Risque - playwright, producer of premier at BATS Theatre, Wellington, NZ, 1995.
  • The Debate by Riwia Brown - co-directed with Tamsin Larby for the Young and Hungry Festival, BATS Theatre, Wellington, 1994.
  • Women Like Us - playwright; producer of tour to Wellington Fringe Festival, Taki Rua Theatre, February 1994; producer of premier at Globe Theatre, Dunedin, NZ, October 1993.
  • The Winter Wife - director; Allen Hall Theatre, Dunedin, 1992.
  • Sex, Lies and Shepherds Pie (video) - director; screened at the Mothra Student Video Competition and nominated in numerous categories, winning Best Actress (Kate Ward-Smythe).
  • Manager, Hersterix women's comedy group, and producer of South Island tour, New Zealand (1991-92).
  • Openings (video) - comedy docudrama about the alternative art scene in Dunedin, NZ; co-writer (with Karen Nobes), director and producer; screened in Dunedin and at the 1992 Canterbury Short Film Festival.
  • The Benefits of Sex - playwright, and director of premiere at Allen Hall Theatre, Dunedin, 1991.
  • Coffee & Cake - co-deviser, site-specific performance, Dunedin, November 1989.
  • Dunedin Women's Festival - co-organiser, Otago University, 1989.
  • Reigning Tampons and Death in Namibia, with Dunedin Women's Performance Art Collective; co-deviser, performer; Allen Hall Theatre, Dunedin, NZ, 1988.
  • Death in Namibia, with Dunedin Women's Performance Art Collective; co-deviser, performer; Chippendale House, Dunedin, NZ, 1987.
  • Mind Boggling - director and co-writer (with Philippa Jamieson); winner of the Junior Playwright's Cup at the Otago One Act Play Festival, 1982.

 

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Ingen Fragen

Ingen Frågar, Holstebro, 2019

 

her light stretches

her light stretches, Holstebro, 2016

 

Unaussprechbarlich

Unaussprechbarlich, Munich, 2015

 

We have a situation, Rio, 2015

Temos uma Questão!, Rio de Janeiro, 2015

 

Tales from the Towpath

Tales from the Towpath, Manchester, 2014

 

make-shift

make-shift, Torino, 2010

 

Recipes for 2010

Recipes for 2010

 

a gesture through the flames

a gesture through the flames

 

exile.

skin
by Shelley Jackson

 

Women With Big Eyes

Women with Big Eyes
The Magdalena Project

 

swim at mesto zensk

swim - an exercise in remote intimacy
Ljubljana, 2004. Photographer: Nada Zgank

 

dreaming with Desktop Theater

Dreaming with Desktop Theater
The Palace (online), 2000-01