Jessica Gabriel is a queer mixed media multidisciplinary artist from the Sunshine Coast BC, currently working as a life model and puppeteer on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Watuth, and Squamish Nations. (Vancouver, Canada)

Jessica has a painting degree, a clown diploma, a permaculture design certificate, and since 2003 is co-artistic director, creator with Mind of a Snail.

Jessica is a founding member of the ASSEMBLY: a lofty and playful intersectional feminist collective of self-identified clowns. She also makes experimental found sounds under the name “tay_ploops”.

The roots of their language are 10+ years of french immersion; and before that she learned sign language from the cat.  Jessica’s first word was “bird” and she still often tweets.

click here for Jessica’s full CV

questions/contact  jessicagabriel(at)gmail(dot)calm

©2002 – 2022 Jessica Gabriel – All images are copyright of the artist.


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