Jessica Wilson

Jessica Wilson makes computer-generated animations, installations, and 3D-rendered flat works with sensitivity to the somatic and material effects of phantasmal or virtual systems.

Recent solo and group exhibitions include Tallinn Photomonth 23, Tallinn Estonia (2023), “Perfectly Clear” with Kai Matsumiya, Basel, Switzerland (2023), “The Painters New Tools” Nahmad Contemporary, New York (2022); “Under the Hood” Riga Technoculture Research Unit, Riga, Latvia (2022); “Screen Series: Jessica Wilson”, New Museum, New York (2020), “Not Normally at Rest,” Page (NYC), New York (2020); and “Faulty Bulb,” Crush Curatorial, New York (2019). Her works have been included in screenings and film festivals including at Callie’s, Berlin (2023), International Film Festival, Rotterdam (2020); Global Anesthetics, Athens, Greece (2019); Art Metropole at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada (2019); and Pioneer Works, New York (2018). She is a resident artist for 2023-24 at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Jessica Wilson and Arieh Frosh discuss Jessica's computer generated animation "Perfectly Clear". Focusing on how the artist relates to processes and software in animation, they discuss intention and legibility across our screen-based interactions.