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Jordan McKenzie

Jordan McKenzie is a performance maker and visual artist based in London. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally in galleries, festivals and arts centers including Freud Museum (2015); Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2014); KASA Gallery, Istanbul (2014); Arnolfini Gallery (2011); Courtauld Institute (2011).

His curatorial projects include LUPA (Lock Up Performance Art) a performance space run from a disused garage on the council estate where he lives in East London, co-curated with Aaron Williamson and Kate Mahony (2011-13); Look At The (E)state We’re In, a major international conference about art and the council estate (2014); Live(E)lseWhere (co-curated with The Drawing Shed 2014). He has received major arts bursaries and awards from Arts Council England, Arts Admin and The Live Art Development Agency and been an artist in residence in numerous countries including I-Park Massachusetts, USA (2012), OVADA Gallery, Oxford (2005) and Sutra Arts, Nepal (2004).

He is currently a senior lecturer in Drawing at The University for the Arts, London and visiting lecturer in Critical and Contextual Studies at Kingston University.