Jessica Baldanza is an artist, writer and archivist. Her interrelated yet distinct practices utilize traditional media to explore technology-mediated iterations of boyhood, masculinity and therapy in popular culture. This theme culminated in a series of drawings produced during a six-week studio residency at Celine Bureau in Montreal (QC), summer 2018.
Recent activities include a forthcoming exhibition review online at Peripheral Review, an essay on Dr. Kevorkian in newest issue of Editorial Magazine (#19), an article on the history of sexual cannibalism in the Western world, “To Consume, To Possess”, in Phile Magazine Issue II, and a couple features on the WMFU radio program Rancho Thatchmo with Thatcher Keats .
Jessica holds a BFA from OCADU, and an MI (Master of Information) from the University of Toronto. Jessica lives and works in Toronto (ON), Canada.