The Connect10 vote: Jessica Voorsanger heads to 20/21 Visual Arts in Scunthorpe for Museums at Night

| 14 January 2014

The Connect10 vote to see where Jessica Voorsanger appears for Museums at Night has been won by 20/21 Visual Arts Centre in Scunthorpe

A photo of Jessica Voorssanger dressed as Lieutenant Uhura from Star Trek
© Jessica Voorssanger
Scunthorpe will be hosting Jessica Voorsanger for an exciting evening event of art interventions and possible outbreaks of karaoke during the weekend of Thursday May 15 - Saturday May 17.

The town's 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, will be presenting a sci-fi themed costumed party in the nave of the neo-gothic church and spilling out into the pedestrianised area.

More on Jessica Voorsanger:

Jessica Voorsanger is an American artist living in London. Her work explores popular culture through the concept and ideology of ‘celebrity’ – through obsession, fans and media representation. She works in several mediums including portraiture (painting and photography), installation and performance.

She was recently an Artist-in-Residence at The Hayward Gallery as part of the Wide Open Schools Exhibition where she created a dance performance based on the films West Side Story and The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

She has just had a solo show at Kornhausen Gallerie, Aschaffenberg Germany and has done projects at the ICA, the Whitechapel Art Gallery and Art on the Underground – with solo shows in Berlin, New York and Turin. Jessica will be exploring themes of celebrity in a fun interactive way.
 

Visit Jessica Voorsanger’s website.

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