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Jacquelene Drinkall

Jacquelene (Jacque) is an artist, writer, theorist, independent curator, and an educator, with research expertise in telepathic art and contemporary art practice and theory.

Jacquelene has worked as Lecturer in Art at University of New South Wales (UNSW), James Cook University, University of Sydney, and she is currently Lecturer in Art at School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania. She holds a PhD in Art History and Theory from College of Fine Arts, UNSW, and a Masters of Arts (by Research) in Painting and Honours 1 (University Medal) in Painting from Canberra School of Art, Australian National University. Her art works with telepathy, energy transfer, immaterial labour, and socially and materially engaged extended cognition.

Her writing has been published in leading art and theory publications such as Artbrain.org as co-editor with Warren Neidich, Colloquy, Energy and Society Series, Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism, and Leonardo Electronic Almanac with MIT Press. Selected awards include the following: 2017 Create NSW Artist Support Grant for research study in Berlin; SFSIA Scholarship in 2015 and 2017 (DE/US); two grants from the Banff Centre in 2016 (CA); a residency awarded by Cite International des Art Paris (FR); AGNSW Dyason Bequest and AGNSW awarded residency at the Cite; Phasmid residency in Berlin; Firstdraft residency; 2 x Frontyard residencies; 2 x Artspace residencies; 3 x NAVA grants; Marten Bequest Traveling Art Scholarship in Painting; Australian Postgraduate Award and more.