Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor

Title

Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor

Medium

multidisciplinary

Location

Berlin
Germany

Artist Statement

Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor (b. 1984, Florida) is an artist, filmmaker and community organizer. Taylor's work manifests through performance, text, dialogue and community building for Black People and People of Color. Her work centers on themes of ritual, visibility and identity mythology. She is chiefly concerned with ways to dismantle oppressive institutions and the creation of racial equity in art and theater. She strives to address race politics as a performer, maker and artist.

Topic

matriarchal lineages
blackness
diaspora
critical race studies
critical race theory
marginalization
academic writing
activism
story-telling
equity
discourse
archive
community
racial politics
oppression
trauma
statistics
dialogue
discussion
text
performance
film
identity
ritual
visibility
resistance
BPOC
diversity
inclusion
contemporary art
radical
artist/mother
artistic labor
intergenerational
gender roles
heteronormativity
interdisciplinary
multidisciplinary
communal
ancestry
postcolonial

Exhibitions

Mother Art Prize Exhibition ​(2019) Procreate Project London, UK
WITNESS (​ 2018) Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin, Ireland
Muttererde Screening (​ 2018) Rogaland Kunstsenter Stavanger, Norway
Muttererde Screening (​ 2018) Berlin Feminist Film Festival Berlin, Germany

Collection

Citation

“Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor,” Artist Parent Index , accessed September 24, 2020, http://www.artistparentindex.com/items/show/413.

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