Jade Boyd


Jade Boyd is a visual artist and PhD candidate at Sydney College of the Arts, researching occulted energies within technology and nature. She utilises electromagnetism, electricity, organic matter and electronics as her mediums. Jade’s artistic practice encompasses audio, video and installation, often in a live setting and in collaboration with musicians and sound artists.


“Boyd is fascinated by the capacity of technology for manifesting the otherwise unseen forces which govern our existence, as acknowledged by science and the occult. The intersection of these superficially opposing areas is where Boyd finds inspiration…. Boyd works to unveil these forces via “sound waves and electronic


- Joseph Stannard (The Wire), 2011


Jade’s work has been shown at MoMA PS1 (New York, 2012), Kunstraum Kreuzberg (Berlin, 2012), Stenersen Museet (Oslo, 2010) and TENT (Rotterdam, 2009). She has performed live video at numerous festivals including Unsound (New York/ Krakow (2010/11/12/14), Oslo Screen Festival (Norway, 2014), Vivid (Sydney, 2014), Antigel (Geneva, 2013), Rue Morgue Festival of

Fear (Toronto, 2012) and Vision Sound Music Festival, London (2011). Over the past several years, Jade has performed audio/visual sets at Mahahmudra, Sydney (2019) and The Now Now (Sydney, 2017), exhibited at Firstdraft and Sydney College of the Arts Galleries, in Electrofringe (Sydney, 2016 and 2017) and developed wearable technology pieces on DLUX Media Arts’ sARTorial projects (Sydney, 2016 and 2017).