“I believe that my body, everybody, should be free to roam and wander, to work and to love wherever and whenever.”
Jade Montserrat has contributed a meandering text to this year’s e-journal: fragments for borderless futures. In this writing, Montserrat creates a constellation of references spanning shifting landscapes, poetry, performance and activism.
Image credit: Stills from Cage, Jade Montserrat and Webb-Ellis, 2015, HD video, 4 minutes
Jade Montserrat is an artist based in Whitby, England. She was the recipient of the Stuart Hall Foundation Scholarship supporting her PhD (via MPhil) at IBAR, UCLan, and the development of her work from her Black diasporic perspective in the North of England. Jade works through performance, drawing, painting, film, installation, sculpture, print and text. Jademontserrat.com
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