Jade Montserrat studied at Courtauld Institute of Art (2003) and Norwich School of Art and Design, MA Drawing (2010). Jade works at the intersections of art and activism, progressing through performance and live art, works on paper and interdisciplinary projects.
Jade works collaboratively with Network 11, Press Room, the Conway Cohort and Rainbow Tribe: Affectionate Movement.
The Stuart Hall Foundation Scholarship will support Jade’s PhD (via MPhil) - Race and Representation in Northern Britain in the context of the Black Atlantic: A Creative Practice Project - and associated development of her work from the black diasporic perspective in the North of England.
A forthcoming exhibition “Towards the Rainbow Tribe” is at Alison Jacques Gallery in London.
Jade’s essay ‘Sets and Spectacles’ in the anthology “PoMoGaze: New Views on Female and Trans Masculinities and other Queer Crossings” will be published by Cambridge Scholars.