Image Credit: Jess Dobkin. How Many Performance Artists Does it Take to Change a Light Bulb? (For Martha Wilson). 2015. Photo Credit: Tania Anderson.
Jess Dobkin’s performances, artist’s talks and workshops are presented at museums, galleries, theatres, universities and community centers throughout North America. She creates innovative live and video solo performances, as well as multiple artist productions.
Her creative endeavors have received wide support and recognition, including repeated funding from the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art and the Astraea Foundation, and awards from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council. Her work has toured North America, and has been presented at renowned avant-garde venues in New York, including P.S.122, The Kitchen, LaMama, Dixon Place, Judson Memorial Church, and the WOW Cafe. In Toronto, her work has been presented at the Rhubarb! Festival, SPIN Gallery, the Inside/Out Festival, the Hysteria Festival, and other venues. She lives in Toronto.
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