Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin (b. 1990) is a London-based fine artist working with moving image, photography, installation and text. Her work operates in part as interventions and articulations of social-racial dynamics and lived experiences.

A driving question of Martin’s recent work involves the role of art and media in the social and psychological construction of race and citizenship and its intersection with agency, nostalgia, and identification. In working with performers for moving image she employs a methodology of improvisation, and negotiation of narrative in unpacking character, language and context.

Martin is a graduate of the Royal College of Art (2018) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (2013). She was awarded the Stuart Croft Foundation Education Award 2018, is artist-in-residence at Kingsgate Workshops 2019/20, and part of the FLAMIN Fellowship 2019.
Teeth by Jennifer Martin, produced by b.Dewitt in collaboration with Primary, 2019, Photo by Reece Straw
Channel 6 by Jennifer Martin, Turf Projects, 2019, Photo by Tim Bowditch
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  1. […] Jennifer Martin is based in London where she has just opened two exhibitions, one in Nottingham and the other in South London. At the same time, she is developing new work as part of a fellowship through Film London Artist Moving Image Network. This particular fellowship works with early career artists and runs for around six months using seed money to help artists develop their projects. Martin’s project is part of a larger series of work that is based around the topics of immigration and assimilation. Titled And Image Doubled, the piece is a moving image work that will examine “the performative nature of immigration” set within the universe of a reality dating series. To hear more about this work as well as Jennifer Martin’s dual exhibitions, and a discussion about working as an artist in London, listen to the complete interview. […]