Jessy is a visual artist and educator from London working with predominantly photography, collage and archive materials. Her practice is process-led and is a spiritual and cathartic practice, using techniques of automatism and divination that helps her connect to and understand what is happening in her subconscious.
2021 saw her first solo show, Bodies of Nature, in Norway as well as exhibiting as part of the Experimental Photography Festival, Barcelona, Photo Saint Germain, Paris and at the Museu Municipal de Tossa de Mar as culmination of the AIR.CAT residency in Spain. She has previously exhibited at Sid Motion Gallery, The Cob Gallery and Peckham 24 Festival, London. Named as one of Firecracker’s 10 Women to Watch in 2020 on PHmuseum, her work has been acquired by Soho House, featured by Musee Magazine, Der Greif, Photoworks, Aint-Bad, Hundred Heroines, Reform the Funk, Uncertain States, Humble Arts Foundation and Foto Femme United.
2022 will see her back in Catalunya for a residency at Can Serrat, El Bruc, Spain.
She is passionate about creative education and human rights, having collaborated with schools, charities and NGOs in the UK and Latin America, facilitating student-centred participatory workshops for disadvantaged people, and has hosted a talk about her work in education at the Photographer’s Gallery, London.