About

About

 

jamikaajalon(at)gmail.com

 

 

BIO BRIEF

Inter-disciplinary artist fortunate enough to have collaborated with many brilliant creatives across the globe. Mediums include written and spoken word, sound, and photography, film, video, text, and music.

Press/video 

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2016 “Squatting Gionvannis Room” , James Baldwin conference, AUP, Paris (audio-visual anti-lecture)

2016  Anti-lecture Multiverse- Un_University conference, Vienna

2015 Alien VS Humans - Black Market project , Musée de l'Homme

2014 Kunstruam Noe, COPIE COMFORME Exibition- mixed media art project

2013 Vienna Arts Institute, NOW NOT NOW conférence, - audio-visual anti-lecture/ video exhibition

2012 IFA (institute for foreign exchange, Berlin/stuttgart) BERLIN TEXTURES, workshop, residency, collaborative installations, Berlin, Germany 2011/12 IFA (institute for foreign exchange, Berlin/stuttgart)- IN THE SEAMS, conference, workshop conceived, realized, and documented, Johannesburg, South Africa

2010/11 IFA (institute for foreign exchange, Berlin/stuttgart)- IMBUZI workshop & documentary, Capetown South Africa

2009 IFA (institute for foreign exchange, Berlin/stuttgart) L'ESPRIT , Pret-a-partager, video documentary, Dakar Senegal

2009 145 THEATRE, residency for realization for audio-visual slam performance , DECODERECODE, Grenoble, France

2005 PROLOGUE: New Feminism, New Europe (commission TRANSNARRATIVES performance, installation, screening), Vienna, Austria

2004 ARTS COUNCIL, LONDON, Independent artists fund- production of TRANSNARRATIVES

2003 AIR-PORT Artist residency, Graz, TRANSNARRATIVES

EDUCATION MA: Media, communications and culture- Goldsmiths, University of London, England BA: Film and Video -Columbia College, USA Undergrad: Journalism Major University of Missouri in Columbia, USA

 


 

Jamika Ajalon

 

 

 

Audio/visual installations/single screenings

 

2014/15 - White Birch blues, sonic poetry video , vienna institute for arts research

2013 We Go Back To The Future To Tell Our Stories,- audio/visual anti-lecture, Vienna Austria, Arts Academy

2012 NPoem - sonic poetry video,London, England/Paris, France

2012 Berlin Heros: Under Urban Skin – single screen audiovisual projection/ experimental doc installation as a part of Berlin Textures, Berlin, Germany

2012 Alien seen/unseen- (camera/montage)- Multi-screen installation, collaboration with artist, Sinethemba, as a part of Berlin Textures, Berlin, Germany

2012 In the Seams, the Aesthetics of Freedom Expressed-documentary short based on Conference and workshop conceptualized and realized via myself and other pret-apartager artists/curators, Johannesburg, South Africa

2007-11 Locations of the M/othership: Black Female as Fugitive Archetype of Resistance, audio visual anti-lecture, NGBK, and Ladyfest, Berlin, Germany/South London Gallery, UK

 

selection of published work and publications

 

2015 “We Go Back to the Future to tell her Story”- in anthology, “now not now” Vienna Arts Acadamy

2012 "FUGITIVE ARCHETYPES OF RESISTANCE: a metamorphic narrative"- on black women, sci fi, and resistance, - in anthology 'Little Book with big visions: How to be an artist and revolutionize the world'

2010 “DECODE/RECODE” , Generation X anthology of poetry and short stories

2008 “LOCATIONS OF THE MOTHERSHIP: The black female subject as site of resistance”, 'New Feminisms' anthology

2007 “IS SHE A BOY? Journals from life on the tour”, Female Consequences. Feminism, Antirassismus, Popmusik, anthology.

Discography (selected)

Jamika & the Argonauts

2014/16 DONT FEED THE GATE KEEPERS (album in progress)

Zenzile singer songwriter(selected)

2012 ELECTRIC SOUL

2009 PAWN SHOP

2002 TOTEM

2000 JAMIKA MEETS ZENZILE Solo

2007 HELIUM BALOON ILLUSIONS

Links to all work via http://jamikaajalon.tumblr.com/