Jessica Hirst

Born United States

palmerfishman@gmail.com

lives and works in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Performances
2016

“Adiccion,” INDEX Festival, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

2015

“We (don’t) love our mothers”, Kolkata International Performance Art Festival, Kolkata, India

“We (don’t) love our mothers”, Dfrbl8tr Gallery, Chicago

“Breathe, Taste, Touch” Gallery Sensei, New York City

“Breathe, Taste, Touch” Waterfront Gallery, Kingston, New York

“Inhale, Walk, Touch” public thoroughfare, Bogota, Colombia

“Breathe, Taste, Touch” Performatorio Festival of Durational Art, Sala de Arte Camilo Carrau, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 

2014

“Extinccion” Laboratorio Evolutivo de Arte Contemporaneo Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

 “Dominicain” performance with Eliu Almonte, INDEX Festival: Art and Uncertainty, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo

“Atado” Only Women Festival, Sala de Arte Camilo Carrau, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 “Repeticion”, Performatorio Festival, Sala de Arte Camilo Carrau, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 

2010 - present

2013

“1.34 Bucks” III International Festival of Action Art of Pumarejo, Weber-Lutgen Gallery, Seville, Spain

“39 Duartes” in collaboration with Eliu Almonte, La Galeria, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

“FIngir” Independence.DOM Festival, Cultural Center of Spain, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

“Fort San Felipe”, Independence.DOM Festival, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

“Libertad”, Performancear o Morir Festival of Action Art and Interventions, Narogachi, Mexico

Untitled, “Atos Em Acoes” Festival of Action Art and Interventions, Rio Claro, Brazil

“Federal Reserve” SuperNOVA Festival or Performance Art, Rosslyn, Virginia, USA

“Exquisite pharmacy” Miami Performance International Festival, Miami, Florida, USA

“Vocabulario” EXTRA Festival of Performance, Mexico City, Mexico

“The Real Value of Money” Dimanche Rouge Summer Session at the Plateforme Gallery, Paris, France

“Possible Grandparents” with Eliu Almonte, The Grey Square Gallery, Espai de Creacio Contemporani, Tarragona, Spain

Untitled, Abierto de Accion 10 Alma Ronca, in honor of the poet Miguel Hernandez, Orihuela, Spain

“Inflation” Aferiperfoma, 1st Biennial of Performance in Africa, Goethe Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe

 

2010 - present

2012

 “Epiphany”Deformes Biennial of Performance, Valdivia, Chile

Skype Performance, Zona de Arte en Accion, Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Impacto 24” Performatorio Festival of Durational Art,, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republica

“Sitgma Exorcism” International Multimedia Art Festival, Odzaci, Serbia 

“All the Pills” ” International Multimedia Art Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia

“Stigma Exorcism” and “Nevertheless” Miami Performance International Festival,  Miami 

“Stuck” [CicloNómada] global videoart and videoperformance series, [SantaEngracia]Artes Integradas, Madrid  Spain

“All the Pills” Dimanche Rouge Barcelona Edition, Festival Visual Brasil, Casa del Mig, Barcelona Spain

“All the Pills” Epipiderme, Lisboa, Portugal

“Stigma Exorcism” Abierto de Accion Express, Espacio MenosUno, Madrid Spain

“Nevertheless” Month of Performance Art Berlin, Berlin, Germany

“All the Pills” Thumbprint Gallery, San Diego 

“Diagnosis” The Fridge Gallery, Washington DC 

“Nevertheless” Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn 

“Vocabulario” Soapbox, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC 

“Take Your Medicine” videoperformance Fourth Encounter of Action Live and Deferred, Fontibón, Bogotá Colombia

“Vocabulario” Roves and Roams, Open Hand Open Space, Reading United Kingdom

“Take Your Medicine” Dismantled Cabaret, ]performance s p a c e[, London, United Kingdom

“Stigma Exorcism” Dimanche Rouge, Le Petit Bain, Paris France

“All the Pills” Life Bloody Live, Dimanche Rouge, Galerie Moretti & Moretti, Paris France

“All the Pills” and “Vocabulario” International Action Art Festival, Weber-Lutgen Gallery, Seville Spain

 

2011

“Nevertheless” ARTon, Arte en Accion, Madrid Spain

“Nevertheless” Dimanche Rouge, Le Petit Bain, Paris France

“Nevertheless” Political Performance Symposium, GRAD Centre for Culture and Debate, Belgrade Serbia

“Nevertheless” Visual Elements Showcase, San Diego State University, Smith Recital Hall, San Diego CA USA

 

2010

“Palmer Fishman Fashion Revolution” Can Serrat, El Bruc Spain​

 

2009

“Stigma” Express’at, Ambit Dona, Barcelona Spain

“Stigma” Whiter Shade of Pale, Untitled BCN gallery, Barcelona Spain

 

2008

Untitled, International Theater Festival, Justo Rufino Garay Theatre, Managua Nicaragua

Untitled, Expo100, Center for Information and Research on Health, Managua Nicaragua

“Gol” and “Cut Piece” Festival of Contemporary Dance, La Alborada, Tijuana Mexico

Intervention, Opening of VI Biennale of Visual Arts, Managua Nicaragua

“Cut Piece” Several women’s community centers and police commissions, Managua Nicaragua

 

2007

Untitled, International Theater Festival, Teatro Justo Rufino Garay, Managua Nicaragua

Untitled, Performance and Visual Art Salon, San Jose, Costa Rica

“Message in the Bottles” International Poetry Festival, Granada Nicaragua

 

2006

SpeakEasy Storytelling Salon, Washington DC USA

“GreenLine Project,” Green Line Subway, Washington DC USA

State of the Nation Performance Festival, Center of Contemporary Art, New Orleans LA USA

 

2005

GoTour, PS 122, New York NY USA

Hip Hop Theater Festival, Millenium Stage Kennedy Center, Washington DC USA

Shipping Moving Storage: Dance at the Warehouse, Warehouse Theater, Washington DC USA

Fieldwork, Dance Place, Washington DC USA

Crave, Warehouse Next Door, Washington DC USA

 

2004

Alianza Francesa, Tegucigalpa Honduras

New Releases Choreographer’s Showcase, Dance Place Washington DC USA

Goose Route Dance Festival, Shepherdstown West Virginia USA

 

2002

“Cazals Project”, Chateau du Cazals, Cazals France

“Redline Revisited”, Red Line Subway, Washington DC USA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Blossoms”, Laboratorio Evolution de Arte Contemporaneo, Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana

2014 “Blossoms” Sala de Arte Camilo Carrau, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

2015 “Medication” Estudio EleSiete, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2010 M33&1, Metafora International Workshop, Barcelona Spain

2011 Ten Diez Deu, Metafora International Workshop, Barcelona Spain

2011 Des de Fora, Casa del Mig, Barcelona Spain

2012 Life Bloody Live, Dimanche Rouge, Galerie Moretti & Moretti, Paris France

2013 Project Exhibition, “Possible Grandparents”, with Eliu Almonte, The Grey Square Gallery, Espai de Creacio Contemporani, Tarragona, Spain

2013 “Ecological Visions”  Sala de Arte Camilo Carrau, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

2014 “Percepciones” Sala de Arte Camilo Carrau, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

2016 “Mother Tongue” Dakar Bienale OFF, Instituto Crevantes, Senegal

 

 

Curatorial Projects

2014 Co-Curator, with Eliu Almonte, Festival Independence.DOM 7 days, 30 artists, 2 cities: Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata 

2015 Curator, Eliu Almonte “Zimbabwe”, Estudio EleSiete, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

 

Residencies

2011 Can Serrat Artist Residency, El Bruc, Spain

2011 Colorado Art Ranch Residency, Carpenter Ranch, CO USA

2013 “Possible Grandparents” project, Universitat Liiure d’Art Transmedia, La Riera de Gaia, Spain

2013 Performancear o Morir Festival of Action Art and Interventions, Narogachi, Mexico

2015 Sanctum Santorum Artist Residency, Gallery Sensei, New York., United States

2015 ACCIONArar Artist Residency, Anolaima-Cundinamarca, Colombia

2016 “Mother Tongue” project, Curator Aurora Martinez, Dakar, Senegal

 

 

Design

Palmer Fishman Industries, home furnishings and accessories, Nicaragua, USA, Spain

Nicology/ Nicologia, community development project designing accessories from found objects, Managua 

Casa Crearte, interior and exterior design plus furnishings, Managua Nicaragua

“Palmer Fishman’s Recycled Lounge,” Art Around Adams Festival, San Diego CA USA

 

 

Awards

Support Stipend for Residency, Can Serrat International Art Centre, Spain

Small Project Grant, Washington DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

 

 

 

Education
Arts

Metafora Contemporary Art International Workshop, Barcelona Spain

Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, Choreography in Community, Massachusetts USA

Rennie Harris Puremovement Hip Hop dance technique, Philadelphia PA

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Text and Movement, Takoma Park MD

Alternate ROOTS workshops, performances, Resources for Social Change and Executive Committee member

 

 

Environmental Science and Policy

Stanford University, BS Earth Systems Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford CA

UC Berkeley Energy and Resources Group, Berkeley CA

 

 

Counseling Psychology

Johns Hopkins University Clinical Community Counseling, Maryland

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