Jacky Connolly

Was born in 1990 in Lower Hudson Valley, NY, USA. Lives and works in New York. Her film works are indebted to cinematic and literary genre in uences, as well as an innovative use of machinima technique for imaginative world-making and storytelling. In 2016, she completed Hudson Valley Ruins, a 30-minute film created in a life simulation computer game, which was acquired by and screened at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her most recent film, Anhedonia (2017), is an 18-minute machinima film in six chapters, commissioned by Daata Editions. Recent solo exhibition include Shadows on the Hudson, Kimberly-Klark, Queens (2016), and Hudson Valley Ruins, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta (2016).

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