Jessica Sarah Rinland


Jessica Sarah Rinland is an Argentine-British artist filmmaker whose work explores the tactile processes of labour within varying disciplines including conservation, archaeology, zoology and marine biology, and the fluctuation of knowledge within these fields.

Rinland’s work has been exhibited at Taipei Biennial, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, National Gallery Singapore, Tabakalera, Somerset House and Bloomberg New Contemporaries. She has won awards including Special Mention at Locarno Film Festival and Best Film at DocumentaMadrid, Primer Premio at BIM, Arts + Science Award at Ann Arbor Film Festival, ICA London’s Best Experimental Film, and M.I.T’s Schnitzer prize for excellence in the arts. Residencies and seminars include Flaherty Featured Artist, Film Studies Center at Harvard University, Somerset House Studios, MacDowell and Ikusmira Berriak. Her films are in the British Film Institute’s National Archive collections. She holds a BA (Honors) in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, UAL and a MSc in Arts, Culture and Technology from MIT.