Artist

Jess and Cai

Jess Allen is an aerial dancer and walking artist from Aberystwyth. She uses walking to create unexpected performance encounters in rural landscapes. Originally a biologist, she gained a PhD from Aberystwyth University before re-training in contemporary dance latterly at Coventry University with an MA in Dance Making and Performance. She has worked as landscape officer for local government, dance lecturer (experiential anatomy/improvisation), arts facilitator (AHRC Multi-Story Water) and aerial performer for Blue Eyed Soul (UK/US), Full Tilt Aerial Theatre and EVERYBODY dance.

Her other work is available at:

allinadayswalk.org.uk | dropintheocean.org.uk | tiltingatwindmills.org.uk | watertreatmentwalks.org.uk

and an interview describing her practice is available from Talking Walking.

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