Otherness is a multiple-screen video installation, which was done in collaboration with Guyanese-Jamaican traditional storyteller Jean Small. The work is based on the concept of otherness expressed through the body, and narrated through an original semi-abstract sound composition.
(15mins) | Jamaica
Olivia McGilchrist was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1981 to a French mother and a Jamaican father, and was educated in France and the UK. In 2011 she moved back to Jamaica, where she lectured at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. Since the she has exhibited photography, video and performance-based work regionally and internationally.