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Gemma Marmalade is a contemporary British artist and has completed doctoral research in 2022 titled: In A Manner of Speaking: The Subversive Voice in Performative Art at the Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University.


Gemma is also an academic in critical and experimental approaches to Photography, and Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Photography at the University of Derby.


Gemma’s practice is exhibited widely, including Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; The Photographers' Gallery, London; Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas; The Apulia Film Commission, Bari; and the State Museum of Gulag, Moscow.


Her work specialises in photography, video, and performance which playfully negotiate the authenticity of speech acts, history, and science with queer politics. 


"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

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