Jordana Bragg

b. 1994
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Jordana Bragg is an artist based in Wellington, New Zealand, documenting the self as an act of self defense. Bragg builds a body of work repetitiously placing their body as central, producing video to progress contemporary notions of fluidity – identity and gender performativity.

Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA Hons), Massey University, Wellington, 2015

Selected Exhibition History
2016

SOLO 2016, The Dowse, Wellington, (group)
The Devil’s Blind Spot, Christchurch Public Art Gallery, Christchurch (group)
Ann Shelton’s The Physical Garden (performance series), Auckland Public Art Gallery, Auckland
Gardens Against the Sun, (curation), Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
Pool Party, MEANWHILE Artist Run Initiative, Wellington (group)
Break Me/Harder, Room Gallery, Auckland (group)
Friends are artists, Büro für Bestimmte Dinge, Berlin, Germany (group)

2015
18 easy pieces, Body Festival, Christchurch (solo)
Love Feminisms, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington (group)
Wellington stay_on.pdf, 8 Egmont St, Wellington (group)
Silicon Dry Computer Systems and Wet Living Biologies, Physics Room, Christchurch (group)
Hers: An Exhibition Celebrating Women Artists in Wellington, 17 Tory Street, Wellington (group)
Give me ur attention VOLUME II, The Audio Foundation, Auckland (group)
i love you in my dreams, 5 Brown St, Wellington (co-curated by Jordana Bragg and Constance McDonald) (group)
TITLE TITLE WHATS A TITLE, Yes Collective gallery, Auckland (group)

Panels
Hana Aoake and Jordana Bragg, on Art and the internet (artist talk), The Dowse Art Museum in association with Dowse Solo (2016)
Four Waves of Feminism: The Ongoing Conversation in Aotearoa New Zealand’s Art and Art Histories, presented by The Dowse Art Museum and Enjoy Public Art Gallery (2015)
Choker: 20 years on, in conversation with Priscilla Pitts, Roberta Thornley and Robert Leonard, a panel Discussion in association with Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation, City Gallery Wellington (2015)

Bibliography
Swimming pools and waves, Megan Dunn on the fourth wave Feminism, Art News New Zealand, Summer (2016)
Lekamge, D. Bulletin B.186 for The Devil’s Blind Spot (Recent Strategies in New Zealand Photography) (2016)