Ventriloquism, lip-synching, and appropriation all play subversive roles in the post-
feminist cocktail of
Oriana Fox's videography. Tackling television and film's role as a
myth-maker she finds beauty in her own perceived reflection in popular culture. But
unlike Narcissus, her mini-movies beget sequels rather than tragic ends. The result is a
subdued laugh track that leaves the viewer numb with joy.

Education

2002 – 2003      Goldsmiths College, University of London
   MA Fine Art with distinction
2000 – 2001      Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art                        

1995 – 1999      Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA
   BFA

Selected Exhibitions
        Video Cocktail, TATE MODERN, London – 5/2006
        National Psyche, THE LAB , San Francisco, CA – 3/2006
        Mass (Re)Production , COLLEGE of SANTA FE ART GALLERY, Santa Fe, NM – Sept 2005
        Realities II , FOTOGALERIE WIEN, Vienna, Austria – Sept 2005
        Biennale!, DASHANZI International Art Festival, Beijing – April 2005; BOOTLAB, Berlin – June 2005
        Living in a Material World, CONSTANCE HOWARD CENTRE, London – May 2005
        Bienniale! Artists Film and Video, TEMPORARY CONTEMPORARY, London – Jan 2005
        Bloomberg New Contemporaries, LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL and BARBICAN, London – 2004
        Revenge of Romance, TEMPORARY CONTEMPORARY, London – Sept 2004
        Oriana Fox (solo exhibition), ROSY WILDE GALLERY, London – June 2004
        Examining My Own Practice, 63 Squirries St., E2 London – April 2004
        Other Worlds Conference, BALTIC CENTRE, Gateshead – March 2004
        Wish You Were Here, WAYGOOD GALLERY, Newcastle – Feb 2004
        Ten Contemporary Artists, EMPORIO ARMANI, Knightsbridge, London – March 2002

Selected Film Festivals
        Panorámica, EL MUSEO TAMAYO ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO, Mexico City, Mexico – May 2006
        East End Film Festival, RICH MIX, London – May 2006
        DUMBO Film and Video Festival, D.U.M.B.O. ARTS CENTER, Brooklyn, NY – October 2005
        Caviar, ECHO PARK FILM CENTER, Los Angeles – April 2005
        Island Film and Video Festival, PRENELLE GALLERY, London – March 2005
        Time Pop, PRINCE CHARLES CINEMA, London ¬– 12 May 2004
        Video Mundi, CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTRE, Chicago, IL ¬– 21 April 2004
        Island Film and Video Festival, UGC CANARY WHARF, London – 15 April 2004
        Short Ends World Film Schools Festival, ICA, London – October 2003
        Bowie Art Multimedia Night, PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL, London – August 2003

Bibliography
        June 2005 – Weir, Andy. “London: Temporary Contemporary Biennale”, Contemporary, Issue 73
        May/June 2005 – Lippiatt, Matt. “Oriana Fox”, Flux
        24 Nov - 1 Dec 2001 – Coomer, Martin. “Brilliant Disguise”, Time Out London, No. 1788
        November 2004 – Herbert, Martin. “Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2004”, Art Monthly, No 281
        Spring 2004 – Pugsley, Freya. “I’m Every Woman” (Interview), Bolz Magazine, Issue 5
        12 February 2004 – Whitestone, David. “Enter a Rude New Yorker”, The Newcastle Journal

Awards and Honours

October 2003        SHORT ENDS WORLD FILM SCHOOL FESTIVAL, ICA, London
   Winner of Award for Best Video Art


ORIANA FOX
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