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Jessie Makinson

Born in 1985

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Overview

From careful expressions and tight, jewel-like patterning to daunting tableaux of fantastical social portraiture, Jessie Makinson’s approach to scenography can perhaps best be described as a synthesis. Oscillating between historical, folkloric, environmental, and political modes, Makinson imbues her signature androgynes with whole networks of literary and mythological reference. These layered imaginaries, guided by Makinson’s chameleon storytelling voice, form scenes of rich sociality.Read more