Children of Mallarme
Children of Mallarme

Jess Johnson in collaboration with Romance Was Born

Exhibited: Children of Mallarmé: Fashion, Art & Collaboration Tauranga Art Gallery, New Zealand
18 July – 16 September, 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

(detail: Gog & Magog realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

(detail: Known Unknown realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

(detail: Tumblewych realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

(Detail: Scumm Engine Realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

(Detail: Fleshold Crossing Realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018

(Detail: Tumblewych Realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

WWWW, 2018
WWWW, 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Soundtrack by Andrew Clarke
4-Channel High Definition digital video with audio
16:9, 1 minute

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

The Wurm Turns Against, 2015
The Wurm Turns Against, 2015

Exhibited as part of The Shape of Things to Come
Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia,
9 March - 24 June 2018

Whol Why Wurld, 2017
Whol Why Wurld, 2017

Exhibited as part of The Shape of Things to Come
Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia,
9 March - 24 June 2018

Alien Flame Stakker, 2018
Alien Flame Stakker, 2018

Jess Johnson and Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

89 x 190.5cm / 35 by 75 inches

Flesh Totem Double Arches, 2018
Flesh Totem Double Arches, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

89 x 198cm / 35 by 78 inches

Transkin Stakker, 2018
Transkin Stakker, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

86.5 x 190.5cm / 34 by 75 inches

Eclectrc Panoptic Stakker, 2018
Eclectrc Panoptic Stakker, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

86.5 x 190.5cm / 33 by 74 inches

Galactic Gilgamesh, 2018
Galactic Gilgamesh, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

81 x 183cm / 32 by 72 inches

Wurmscale Staff, 2018
Wurmscale Staff, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

86.5 x 190.5cm / 34 by 75 inches

Auckland Art Fair, 2018
Auckland Art Fair, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilts made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

Exhibited: Auckland Art Fair, Ivan Anthony Gallery Stand, 23-27 May 2018

Auckland Art Fair, 2018
Auckland Art Fair, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilts made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

Exhibited: Auckland Art Fair, Ivan Anthony Gallery Stand, 23-27 May 2018

Auckland Art Fair, 2018
Auckland Art Fair, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilts made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

Exhibited: Auckland Art Fair, Ivan Anthony Gallery Stand, 23-27 May 2018

Chondrule Terminus, 2018
Chondrule Terminus, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
76 x 56 cm / 22 x 30 inches

Psy Zetta Terra, 2018
Psy Zetta Terra, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
76 x 56 cm / 22 x 30 inches

Gog & Magog, 2018
Gog & Magog, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, gouache, collage on paper
76 x 56 cm / 22 x 30 inches

Swarmachine, 2018
Swarmachine, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Scumm Engine, 2018
Scumm Engine, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Fleshold Crossing, 2018
Fleshold Crossing, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Grock's Belt, 2018
Grock's Belt, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Autowar, 2018
Autowar, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Bloatware Syndrome, 2018
Bloatware Syndrome, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Tumble Wych, 2018
Tumble Wych, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Manomyth, 2018
Manomyth, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Known Unknown, 2018
Known Unknown, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018
Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018
Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR excerpt), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Known Unknown (VR excerpt), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR excerpt), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Terminus Interview

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
4 May - 26 August 2018

Children of Mallarme
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
Terminus, 2018
WWWW, 2018
The Wurm Turns Against, 2015
Whol Why Wurld, 2017
Alien Flame Stakker, 2018
Flesh Totem Double Arches, 2018
Transkin Stakker, 2018
Eclectrc Panoptic Stakker, 2018
Galactic Gilgamesh, 2018
Wurmscale Staff, 2018
Auckland Art Fair, 2018
Auckland Art Fair, 2018
Auckland Art Fair, 2018
Chondrule Terminus, 2018
Psy Zetta Terra, 2018
Gog & Magog, 2018
Swarmachine, 2018
Scumm Engine, 2018
Fleshold Crossing, 2018
Grock's Belt, 2018
Autowar, 2018
Bloatware Syndrome, 2018
Tumble Wych, 2018
Manomyth, 2018
Known Unknown, 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018
Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018
Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018
Fleshold Crossing (VR excerpt), 2018
Known Unknown (VR excerpt), 2018
Scumm Engine (VR excerpt), 2018
Terminus Interview
Children of Mallarme

Jess Johnson in collaboration with Romance Was Born

Exhibited: Children of Mallarmé: Fashion, Art & Collaboration Tauranga Art Gallery, New Zealand
18 July – 16 September, 2018

Terminus, 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

(detail: Gog & Magog realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

(detail: Known Unknown realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

(detail: Tumblewych realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

(Detail: Scumm Engine Realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

(Detail: Fleshold Crossing Realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

Terminus, 2018

(Detail: Tumblewych Realm)
Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
5 x Virtual Reality experiences, floor map, structures, drawings, 4 channel projection

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

WWWW, 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Soundtrack by Andrew Clarke
4-Channel High Definition digital video with audio
16:9, 1 minute

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia
5 May – 26 August 2018

The Wurm Turns Against, 2015

Exhibited as part of The Shape of Things to Come
Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia,
9 March - 24 June 2018

Whol Why Wurld, 2017

Exhibited as part of The Shape of Things to Come
Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia,
9 March - 24 June 2018

Alien Flame Stakker, 2018

Jess Johnson and Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

89 x 190.5cm / 35 by 75 inches

Flesh Totem Double Arches, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

89 x 198cm / 35 by 78 inches

Transkin Stakker, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

86.5 x 190.5cm / 34 by 75 inches

Eclectrc Panoptic Stakker, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

86.5 x 190.5cm / 33 by 74 inches

Galactic Gilgamesh, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

81 x 183cm / 32 by 72 inches

Wurmscale Staff, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilt made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

86.5 x 190.5cm / 34 by 75 inches

Auckland Art Fair, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilts made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

Exhibited: Auckland Art Fair, Ivan Anthony Gallery Stand, 23-27 May 2018

Auckland Art Fair, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilts made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

Exhibited: Auckland Art Fair, Ivan Anthony Gallery Stand, 23-27 May 2018

Auckland Art Fair, 2018

Jess Johnson & Cynthia Johnson
Quilts made from digital print on cotton with pieced fabric border, assorted textiles, thread

Exhibited: Auckland Art Fair, Ivan Anthony Gallery Stand, 23-27 May 2018

Chondrule Terminus, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
76 x 56 cm / 22 x 30 inches

Psy Zetta Terra, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
76 x 56 cm / 22 x 30 inches

Gog & Magog, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, gouache, collage on paper
76 x 56 cm / 22 x 30 inches

Swarmachine, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Scumm Engine, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Fleshold Crossing, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Grock's Belt, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Autowar, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Bloatware Syndrome, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Tumble Wych, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Manomyth, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Known Unknown, 2018

Pen, fibre tipped markers, and gouache on paper
38 x 28 cm / 15.1 x 11.2 inches

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Gog & Magog (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018
Known Unknown (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR Still), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Fleshold Crossing (VR excerpt), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Known Unknown (VR excerpt), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Scumm Engine (VR excerpt), 2018

Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Virtual Reality animation with audio, 5:35
Developer: Kenny Smith
Sound: Andrew Clarke

Terminus Interview

Exhibited: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
4 May - 26 August 2018

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