Shenece Oretha

Shenece Oretha is a multidisciplinary artist sounding out the voice and sound’s mobilising potential.

Through installation, performance, print, sculpture, sound, workshops and text she amplifies and celebrates listening and sound as an embodied and collective practice.

Shenece was born in Montserrat and is based in London. She studied Fine Art at the Slade School of Art (2018). Solo Exhibitions include Called to Respond, Cell Project Space, London (2020) and TESTING GROUNDS, Cafe OTO Project Space, London (2019). Group exhibitions include Cinders, Sinuous and Supple, Les Urbaines, Lausanne, Switzerland (2019) and PRAISE N PAY IT/ PULL UP, COME INTO THE RISE, South London Gallery, London (2018). Shenece was recently commissioned to make a new work in response to the sound archive at the British Library as part of the CCA Show – Notes on Play (2021).

Shenece Oretha, Conspiracy: After Jeanne Lee, 2021. Installation view at Jerwood Space. Survey II is led by Jerwood Arts in collaboration with g39 and Site Gallery. Photo: Eva Herzog.