‘The All Rivers and Species Act 2021’ is a collaboration between the artists Cristina Napoleone, Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti, Nayeli Vega, Jenny Handley, Jemma Woolmore and Lily Mccraith. In this workshop they are represented by Jemma and Nayeli. This project is supported by FIBER through participation in the Reassemble Lab ‘Weaving With Worlds’. This workshop is the first public moment of a longer development trajectory.
Jemma Woolmore [NZ] (she/her)
Jemma Woolmore’s art practice explores the spatial and emotional possibilities of light, sound and image in immersive and performative environments. She crafts abstract worlds that fluctuate ambiguously in scale between the micro and macro, responding intuitively with sound and environment and blurring the boundaries between real and virtual.
Her practice explores the possibilities for story telling and world building using audio-visual performance and immersive installation. Her artwork is shown internationally, with recent presentations at Gropius Bau Berlin (DE), Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (CA), Mass MOCA (USA), MIRA festival (ES), Mapping festival (CH), Sonos Studio (USA), Node festival (DE). She is a New Zealand artist, who is based in Berlin.
Nayeli Vega [MX] (she/her)
Nayeli Vega is a designer and artist born in Mexico City living and working in Berlin. Her work is a hybrid practice in physical and digital space that focuses on re imagining the role and function of technology in discussing environmental and social issues of the past, present, and future.Vega earned her master’s in Textile and Surface Design from the Weißensee Academy of Art in Berlin. In 2021, she is one of the holders of the Elsa Neumann scholarship of the State of Berlin.
She is co-founder and member of Lacuna Lab e.V., an international artist collective and association located in Kreuzberg, Berlin, which brings together a wide range of hybrid practices at the intersection of art and technology.