APARTMENT BLOCK NO°10
Jessica Vincenza is a writer/director and video artist. Recently graduated with a First-Class Honours degree in Film, Jessica has since been awarded the Inaugural TWT Excellence Prize for her film, ‘Apartment Block No.10’ and was the recipient of the UNSW Dean’s List award for her graduate film series ‘Private Parties.’ Jessica was also 1 of 30 artists from across Australia to be selected for the 2018 National Graduate Show, hosted by PICA (Perth’s Institute for Contemporary Art). Within the past three years, Jessica has worked with companies such as Screentime, Channel 7, VIVID, Melbourne International Film Festival, and documentary activists, Engage Media. She was the recipient of a government funded grant to travel to Cambodia to work on three student-lead documentaries supported by the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam). More recently, Jessica was awarded a scholarship for a two-month working visa in Yogyakarta, Indonesia where she co-directed the documentary, Jogja asat, Jogja Banjir. Jessica’s body of work has an original and quirky aesthetic in which she explores the interdependent relationship between identity, society and spatial awareness.