Jimmy Nuttall is a queer cross-disciplinary artist based in Naarm/Melbourne. He uses video and performance to ruminate on the figurative body. His work oscillates between improvised and written non-linear narratives; directing people as muse, documentary subject or actor.
In 2018 Jimmy was the recipient of the Freedman Travelling Scholarship and the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize: Special Commendation. In 2019 he will commence a Masters of Art in Artists’ Filmmaking and Moving Image at Goldsmiths’ University of London.
Recent shows include: Oleanders blooming in the heat, Seventh, 2019; I am crying, Firstdraft, Sydney, 2017; Interior Monologues, True Estate, 2017; Arsehole turns inside out, rest of body reluctantly follows, Pansy 2017; and GINA, Bus Projects, 2016.
He has held a residencies at Frontyard Projects Inc. in Marrickville, Sydney, 2017 and NARS Foundation in New York City in 2014. In 2018 he participated in a collaborative residency with Olivia Koh and Nicholas Smith at NextWave’s Brunswick Mechanics Institute.