JESSICA lynn WIEBE
Jessica Lynn Wiebe is from Brandon, Manitoba currently living and working in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She graduated with her BFA from NSCAD University in 2015, and with her BEd from Acadia University in 2016. A former artillery soldier in the Canadian military, her artwork investigates the mechanisms of war, including the complex politics around gender, economy, architecture of war, and the human condition. She employs storytelling and performance in a multi-disciplinary practice to make work that creates dialogue by engaging and challenging deeply held beliefs and emotions about the military and war. Currently she is a participant of the Canadian Forces Artist Program (CFAP) 2018-2019 through the Canadian War Museum (CWM) in Ottawa and was recently embedded with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in Ukraine as part of Operation UNIFIER.