Misbehaving Bodies: Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery 2020

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Misbehaving Bodies: Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery, Exhibition, Wellcome Collection, 29 May 2019 – 26 January 2020

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Exhibition reviews:

Science Museum Group Journal, Misbehaving Bodies: exhibiting illness, George Vasey, Curating Medicine, Issue 14, 15 December 2020

Hyperallergic, Two Artists Staring into the Face of Death, Andrew Stooke, January 9, 2020

Wellcome Collection, Death and our digital ghosts, Chris Mugan, January 15, 2020

Aesthetica, 10 to see summer shows UK, June 18, 2019

Wellcome Collection, Inside the mind of George Vasey, co-curator of Misbehaving Bodies, Gwenddolyn Smith, Thomas S G Farnetti, August 14, 2019

Art Monthly, Misbehaving Bodies: Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery, Maria Walsh, November 1, 2019

Studio International, Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies, Beth Williamson, September 10, 2019

Burlington Contemporary, Jo Spence, Oreet Ashery and Life Limiting illness, Jareh Das, August 6,

Artforum, Critics’ Pick, London, Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery, Alex Davidson, August 20, 2019

Lancet, Exhibition, Misbehaving Bodies, Petra Boynton, Vol 394, July 13, 2019

 Elephant, interview with Oreet Ashery, Emily Gosling, July 29, 2019 /

Architecture Today, Misbehaving Bodies, photos Will Pryce, 2019

Art Agenda, Misbehaving Bodies: Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery, Philomena Epps & Patrick Langley, July 29, 2019

Guardian, Death, Digital Wills and Cremation Jewellery- Misbehaving Bodies Review, Hettie Judah, May 31, 2019


Other reviews about Revisiting Genesis:

Anton VIdokle’s The God Building Theory, Kunsthall Trondheim, Who Wants to Live Forever?  Conversation with Katrine Elise Pedersen, Podcast series, October 2020

Art Review, Artist, Heal Thyself!, Nina Power, September 2018

Art Monthly, including cover image, Health v Wealth, Giulia Smiths, July-August

Artforum, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film Jarman Award, November 27, 2017

Guardian, Jews of Death: the Jarman Prize Winner on her excruciating look at dying in age, Adrian Searle, 20 November, 2017

It’s Nice That, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film Jarman Award, Lucy Bourton,  21 November, 2017

Film London, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film London Jarman Award, 20 November, 2017

FAD, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film Jarman Award, Mark Westall, 20 November, 2017

Guardian, From Bullets to Botox – Watch the 2017 Jarman award shortlist, Tim Jonze, June 2017

This is Tomorrow, Revisiting Genesis, by Mette Kjærgaard Præst, January 10, 2017

Afterall, The Death of Death: Oreet Ashery’s Revisiting Genesis, TJ Demos, October 2016

Ocula, A Conversation with Oreet Ashery, Stephanie Bailey, October 18, 2016

Academia. Edu, Collective Care and Isolation in Oreet Ashery’s revisiting Genesis, Natasha Eves, 2017