Fritha Jenkins is a multidisciplinary artist working in performance, sound, sculpture, music, writing, moving image and photography. Their work re articulates; queering materials, histories and narratives in relation to sites. Improvisational, multi-layered and playful.
They studied at Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University (2016), Goldsmiths College (2002), and with AltMFA, a peer led DIY art school (2010 – ongoing) and are current recipient of the Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award at Chisenhale Artplace (2017/19). Exhibitions and performances have included; Blenheim Walk Gallery Leeds, Toynbee studios, Artlicks, Chisenhale Dance Place, Modern Art Oxford, Guest Projects, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Supernormal Festival.
Education, teaching and collaboration are integral to their practice and Fritha has taught and run projects in universities, galleries, hospitals, community centres, care homes, schools and theatres. .