Critical Writing Index

The Bloody Matriarch: Interview with Jesika Joy

by John Paul Gilson

Broken Pencil, Summer 2008, no. 39, pp. 62-63

John Paul Gilson meets Toronto based video and performing artist Jesika Joy and becomes familiar with her work through browsing her website. Gilson provides his reactions and opinions to Joy’s work. This is followed by an interview in which Joy discusses people’s perceptions of her, who she is, and themes and materials commonly used in her performances.

ITEM 2008.117 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Pig HeartJesika Joy

Strip ShowJesika Joy

Chicken HeartJesika Joy

TV BloodJesika Joy

TubJesika Joy