Jessie is a South-East Asian dance artist, writer and blogger currently based in London. She is an award scholar for and recent graduate of Trinity Laban Music and Dance Conservatoire under the Graduate Diploma in Dance programme graduating with a Merit. Graduating from her first degree from Sheffield Hallam University, with a degree in Public Relations and Communications, writing is also a forte for Jessie’s artistic career, allowing her the opportunity to expand and also become involved in concept development and production for artistic projects.
With a collective of 10 years’ professional performance experience, Jessie had, to date, performed across Europe, Hong Kong and China, and South-East Asia for various artistic, commercial and corporate events and projects. In 2016, Jessie was invited to perform as a solo artist for the Malaysian Media Awards. She has also performed for various commercial and corporate events throughout her tenure as a commercial performer. In 2017, Jessie worked with French artist, Ophelia Jacarini, in a site-specific performance collaboration for Ophelia’s exhibition ‘ORIGINS.’
She was also involved with HKFYG (Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups)/DancingAngels project, in collaboration with Le French May, “Dancing in the Museum.” In 2017, Jessie produced her first independent poetry exhibition in Hong Kong, titled ‘Pursuit of Perfection’, in collaboration with fashion store Mahka HK.
The exhibition collaborated with a multitude of art disciplines including dance, floral art, and live art drawing. In 2018, Jessie published her blog The Disoriental (www.thedisoriental.com/blog), which is an amalgamation of fun yet serious topics regarding her lifestyle and perspectives as a displaced Asian female.
As of 2019, Jessie is currently working towards publishing her first poetry book, due for 2020. She has also recently started the first phase of the •TAG, YOU’RE IT• photo series-a visual photography project of movement based on societal preconceptions of the female identity.