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1 Oct – 30 Nov 2024

Jessica MacMillan

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Jessica MacMillan (b. 1987, New Hampshire, USA) is an artist and amateur astronomer based in Oslo, Norway. Through kinetic sculpture, light, installation, and 3D animation, MacMillan’s work investigates concepts in astronomy and planetary science, and the relationship between our everyday lived experience and the astronomical timescales and structures of the cosmos. MacMillan holds an MFA in fine arts from the Academy of Fine Art in Oslo, a BFA in sculpture and art history from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, and has studied astronomy through at Arizona State University.

Recent projects include the solo exhibition ‘The World Before Eyes’ at K4 Galleri, Oslo (2023); ‘Time Line', a large-scale outdoor light installation in Svalbard (2021); and the solo exhibition 'Everyday Moons' at BOA Galleri in Oslo (2021). Previously, she has held residencies at Artica Svalbard in Longyearbyen (2021); ÖRES: Örö Island Residency Program, Finland (2019); the NBK Ny-Ålesund research station residency, Svalbard (2019); and at Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2017).