Approved: 20.02.2011

Nastassja Simensky

Artist

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Approved: 20.02.2011

Using fieldwork and collaboration I make performance, writing and films that explore how complex issues around history and heritage, power and governance, ecology and the geopolitics of extraction – notably mining, agriculture and disposal – are crystallised in specific geographies.

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Artist Statement

Using fieldwork and collaboration I make performance, writing and films that explore how complex issues around history and heritage, power and governance, ecology and the geopolitics of extraction – notably mining, agriculture and disposal – are crystallised in specific geographies.

CV & Education

Nastassja Simensky currently works between Essex and Nottingham. Selected residencies and commissions include: SHERDS: Five Verses on Six Sacks of Earth at Nottingham Contemporary (2020);  Zu Gast bei den KunstVereinenRuhr, Urbane Kunst Ruhr (2019); Brightspot, Diaspore Project Space (2018); Material Culture Unearthed, In-situ Brierfield (2018); Rocks are for Throwing (2017); Radiophrenia, Centre for Contemporary Art Glasgow (2017), Estuary Festival 2016: Points of Departure, Tilbury Cruise Terminal (2016); Fictive Dreams, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore (2016).

 

Goldsmiths College London | MFA Fine Art | Distinction (2017)

University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury | BA (Hons) Fine Art (2009)