Gemma Nash: Artist

Using sound to reimagine stories about people, places and objects

Co-Production

Around the Toilet research session with Venture Arts. Led by Gemma Nash and Jana Kennedy

Co-production offers communities greater control over arts and research projects. This provides unique ways for everyone to learn and reflect.

Working to empower others, I have supporting many arts-research projects, but particularly those with a focus on intersectionality and the ‘othered’ body.

Current Projects

The Inclusion Practice Collective

Supporting Inclusion Facilitators as part of the NYT (National Youth Theatre) inclusion work. This work focuses on empowering young people who are disabled and/or neurodiverse to participate in drama and theatre, and develop pathways in to NYT membership and the industry.

Rammovals

Developing a bespoke audo guide for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery in colaboration with local community groups and artists.

Rammovals will explore new and alternative ways of engaging with the Museum’s building and collections in 2022.  The theme for our exploration is ‘Movement’ with two sub-themes of ‘accessibility’ and ‘colonialism’.

Previous Projects

Nashesizer

Researching the possibilities of a customised MIDI controller – Nashesizer – initially as part of the Drake Music Lab North West, and subsequently as part of the Sound and Music Pathways scheme.

Around the Toilet

Exploring ‘Queer and Disability Arts‘  for an international collaborative project exploring the toilet. Working with academic researchers based across four Universities.

The three-year arts-based research project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), set out to find what makes a public toilet a safe and accessible space. The project came in the wake of austerity measures that led to public toilets being closed across the country.


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