Jessica Ramm: Earth Rise
Jessica Ramm’s films, sculptures and performances explore the relationships between humans, the environment and technology. Resembling imaginary sets or curious experiments her works convey a sense of material translation, often involving reconfigurations of objects and materials drawn from nature. Alluding to mythological themes as well as our everyday environment, her immersive installations investigate different notions of space and matter.
Her research consists of a series of ongoing, sometimes haphazard experiments which examine contemporary civilizations ordering of nature through technology and science, often contrasted against the environmental forces of the natural world. This is reinforced by the allusion to different orders of time in her works which juxtapose themes of day to day life with long term geological and cosmic events.
For Tramway, Jessica will present new sculptural works that extend her research into the mobility and resistance of matter. Presenting documentation of her performances in which she uses her own body to manipulate the environment, along side objects lifted from nature such as a large erratic boulders, her work evokes landscapes which are both interior and exterior to the human body.
Part of Rip it Up: New work supported and presented by Tramway