Monthly Archives: September 2013

The bastard lovechild of Thomas Hirschhorn and Tracey Emin

    Over the past year I created an extensive number of digital collages that I am transforming into a large-scale installation entitled Insanely Great; The bastard lovechild of Thomas Hirschhorn and Tracey Emin. Presently, this project consists of a ten-foot high, thirty-foot long wall constructed from sheet cardboard and colourful duct tape, that is […]

The See

The See, graphic book, risograph printed by Paper Pusher (2013) A long time ago in a place where all was not understood, not a thing made sense and I was very much smaller than everyone else. Where landscapes disintegrate and bodies fragment, where the surface is shinier, a distressed narrator struggles to form a sense of self. If […]


  SPECIAL AFFECTS: D.I.Y. ANIMATORS #riotact By Jessica MacCormack and Sarah Mangle Prisons are Not Treatment Centers – Omnibuster Jess Visual AIDS Interviews Jessica MacCormack, An Artist And Ally From Canada ARTSIDA – Jessica MacCormack : sortir de la cellule entreelles Hugs n kisses magazine Hamburg, interviewed by Kerstin Stakemeier   2004 Don’t forget to bring […]

artist statements/bios

artist statement Jessica MacCormack’s interdisiplinary practice engages with the intersection of institutional violence and the socio-political reality of personal trauma. Her recent works integrate animation, video, painting and collage in social interventions and community productions that explore issues of criminalization, HIV/AIDS, racism, transphobia, sexual assault and mental health. Working with communities and individuals affected by […]


               2013 Where we were not Part I: Feeling Reserved, Alexus’ story Scissors & Tape: DIY Female Animation Screening, Filmpool, (SK) Queer City Cinema International Film and Video Festival (Regina, SK) Pitos 2 (Prince Albert, SK) Stuff That Matters, ACCM (Montreal) Welcome to Kanata, Ottawa International Animation Festival (Ottawa) Saskatchewan […]

Teaching: Concordia University

ARTX 480 (2012-2013) ARTX 480 end of year exhibition: IT MATTERS HOW YOU GET HERE Concordia University’s ARTX 480 class takes over St. Henri this week with its end-of-the-year student exhibition It Matters How You Get Here. – The Link ARTX 399 Models for a Qualitative Society (2011-2012) blog   ARTX 399 Models for a Qualitative Society (2012-2013) Tumblr   […]