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Jamie Jenkinson

MA work

Working with video for over ten years my work explores physical and digital phenomena, and the social cognition of its production as a video image. By abstracting the video image in camera via consumer video products, the complex imagery’s accessible process invites the viewer to question its production; visualised around ideas of structure and natural form. This process aesthetically separates the represented image from the recorded event, while consolidating the two through technological awareness.

For Show RCA I am installing an interpretation of a cabinet of curiosity. The cabinet will house a series of optical processes that can only be truly realised via the audience’s mobile phone camera. Here they will be asked to create their own videos, which can then be sent to me using the WiFi available in the space forming a body of research material.

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  • Jamie Jenkinson
  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Visual Communication, 2013

  • Working with video for over ten years my work explores physical and digital phenomena, and the social cognition of its production as a video image. By abstracting the video image in camera via consumer video products, the complex imagery’s accessible process invites the viewer to question its production; visualised around ideas of structure and natural form. This process aesthetically separates the represented image from the recorded event, while consolidating the two through technological awareness.

    For Show RCA I am installing an interpretation of a cabinet of curiosity. The cabinet will house a series of optical processes that can only be truly realised via the audience’s mobile phone camera. Here they will be asked to create their own videos, which can then be sent to me using the WiFi available in the space forming a body of research material.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons), Video Art Production, University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone, 2011
  • Experience

  • Visual effects, Warp Films, London/Sheffield, 2012; Visual effects, My Sad Captains, London, 2012; Visiting lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone, 2013; Documentary filmmaker, ReachoutRCA, London/Oxford, 2012–13
  • Exhibitions

  • A Contemporary Expression, The National Portrait Gallery, London, 2013; Abstract Currents, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2013; The Future of the Poster, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2013; Ratio, Hockney Gallery, London, 2013
  • Awards

  • Winner, Mathews Wrightson Award, 2013; Winner, Cultural Olympiad Funding, 2010