Gemma Marmalade is a British artist specialising in photography, video and performance. Her practice playfully negotiates the authenticity of history, science and sexual politics.


Gemma has exhibited widely, including Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; The Photographers' Gallery, London; The Apulia Film Commission, Bari; and the State Museum of Gulag, Moscow.


Gemma is also an academic, teaching Photography, Video Art, Fine Art and Contextual Studies in Higher Education, currently Senior Lecturer in Photography at the University of Derby. With an active research practice, regularly participating in international symposiums and conferences on contemporary art debate, she is currently undertaking doctoral research titled: In A Manner of Speaking: The Subversive Voice in Performance Art at the Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University.


"There is clearly an intelligence at work here..." - Bridget Coaker, The Guardian

"Intriguing...elegantly executed...sexual politics inform a diverse body of work that is fresh, fun and brilliantly conceived." - Anne Braybon, National Portrait Gallery