Rebekah Ubuntu and Jaime Peschiera
Rebekah Ubuntu will be responding to the theme of re/wilding and using their time at Wysing to rest and recharge, collaborating with Jaime Peschiera.
Rebekah Ubuntu is a multidisciplinary artist, musician, university lecturer and artist mentor based between London and Kent, UK.
Their practice explores speculative fiction, ecologies and belonging through voice and sound art, electronic music (composition and improvisation), moving image, writing and performance. They also co-create in mixed reality, installation, podcasts and workshops.
Rebekah’s solo and collaborative works have been showcased at BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Frieze London, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Barbican Centre, Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Poland), Diametre Gallery (Paris), New Art Exchange (Nottingham), Four Four Gallery (Nottingham), FACT (Liverpool) and London’s Serpentine Galleries among others.
Rebekah is Artist in Residence at Drake Music (2022), a Jerwood Arts Bursary recipient (2021), Womxn of Colour Art Award finalist (2021) and Adam Reynolds Award finalist (2021).
Rebekah Ubuntu identifies as Black, queer, genderqueer and disabled. Transfeminist, disability, climate and healing justice perspectives and practices are central components of their praxis and research.
Jaime Peschiera is a Latinx artist, producer, creative director and senior lecturer in audiovisual media based in London, UK. Their current art practice explores autoethnography, critical race theory and climate justice through photography, moving image, sound art and mixed reality.
Jaime has over two decades teaching experience supporting students' creative and professional development. He has been a senior lecturer on BA and MA programmes at the University of the Arts London, the Met Film School and London Film School, and designed and taught the City Lit Film School as well as the London College of Communication’s inaugural Summer Film School.
Ubuntu and Peschiera’s collaborative works have been showcased at BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Barbican Centre, Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Poland), New Art Exchange (Nottingham), Four Four Gallery (Nottingham) and the ICA among others.