(un)common intimacy

 

 

(un)common intimacy is a two-channel video installation. It was shot in private wildlife reserves in the six states that allow private ownership of large predators. Artist Jessica Segall trained to handle the wildlife in order to embed herself in the ready-made sites.

About the Artist

Jessica Segall is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work is screened and exhibited internationally, including at Fons Welters, The Fries Museum, the Havana Bienal, The National Gallery of Indonesia, The Queens Museum of Art, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The Inside Out Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Vojvodina, The Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery and The National Symposium for Electronic Art. Jessica received grants from The Pollock Krasner Foundation, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts and Art Matters and attended residencies at Princeton University, The Van Eyck Academie, The Sharpe Walentas Space Program, The MacDowell Colony and Skowhegan. Her work has been featured in Cabinet Magazine, The New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, Mousse Magazine and Art in America. Jessica received her BA from Bard College and her MFA from Columbia University.