A dance performance by an androgynous naked dancer whose movements are always body twisting. The bony body seems shape shifting.
videotage programme history /
about the artist /
Gina Czarnecki was born in Immingham in 1965. She studied painting and film-making at Wimbledon School of Art 1984-87 and a Postgraduate Degree in Electronic Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College, Dundee from 1991-2.
Through a varied practice of video, installation, drawing, sculpture and often unconventional range of media, her work engages us with the visceral, psychological and biological grey-areas, hybrids and developments that provoke questions on so many levels. Her research practice focuses on technologies and culture.
Gina has participated in many solo and group shows including ‘Humancraft’ at the Moving Image Centre, New Zealand, Sundance festival, USA, the Medical Museion Copenhagen and a Monograph show at the Bluecoat Liverpool. Group shows have included works in The Brisbane International Arts Festival, Ars Electronica, The Science Gallery London, FACT, Liverpool and National Fine Art Museum of Taiwan.
Her work is in private collections and institutional collections including the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) and Reeldance, Australia. She is a Sundance Alumni having had ‘Cellmass’ and ‘Infected’ featured in 2013 and was awarded a Banff Fleck Fellowship in 2004
She has been an advisor to programs including art and engagement advisor to The Casebooks Project, Cambridge University, art advisor to The Science Gallery London, and has co-developed an independent wet-lab for Liverpool.
From 1997-2003 Gina developed and ran the prestigious MSc program in Electronic Art at Dundee University. Other academic roles have included Head of Experimental film at The Northern Media School Sheffield.
She is currently collaborating with FACELAB, Liverpool John Moors University and Professor John Hunt, University of Liverpool in ‘Heirloom’ which has been exhibited internationally, and with Imperial College on a new work ‘Blast’.