Oreet Ashery is a transdisciplinary visual artist and an educator working with political/bio-fiction, gender materiality and potential communities, in local and international contexts. Ashery’s influential practice manifest through distinct multiplatform projects and spans live situations and performances, moving and still image, writing and assemblages. The work turns to areas such as music, costume, workshops and activism.
Ashery’s recent work, for which she won the Film London Jarman Award 2017, is an artist web-series titled Revisiting Genesis on digital death, memory as identity and feminist art reincarnations, http://revisitinggenesis.net.
Recent large-scale works have included Revisiting Genesis, solo exhibitions at ICA fig-2, 2015, Stanley Picker Gallery 2016, Tyneside Cinema 2016, Thessaloniki Biennale, 2017. The World is Flooding, A Tate Modern Turbine Hall performance project 2014 and Party for Freedom, an Artangel commission 2013.
Ashery is an Associate Professor of Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford.