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Melanie Jame Wolf is an Australian born artist currently based in Berlin. She works solo and with friends, making interdisciplinary pieces about flows of immaterial capital: social, libidinal, affective. She examines these economies and entanglements through projects for theatre, gallery, and screen spaces.

​Coming from a background in contemporary performance, Melanie Jame now works mainly with text, sound, video, choreography, & installation. Concerning herself with the poetics and problematics of ghosts, class, pop, sensuality, gender, narratology, and the body as a political riddle, Wolf pursues an ongoing interest in analysing the idea of performance-as-labour in artistic, popular entertainment, and everyday contexts. Her work often produces taxonomies of performance techniques, for example: of impersonation, melodrama, or stand up. She does this in order to understand performance as a potential technology for survival and as an engine for fluidity of subjectivity from a queer-feminist perspective.

Image Credit: Melanie Jame Wolf, CHORUS, 2019 – photo by Ashton Green

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