This site serves as a folio for Jess’ creative, written and research engagements. It also provides a blog platform for the informal ephemera that arise alongside these praxis. On Logos:  λόγος

Jessica Laraine Williams is a transdisciplinary researcher, visual artist, writer and part time PhD candidate at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, The University of Melbourne. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child, Deakin University. Jessica Laraine holds first class Honours degrees in both the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Monash University) and the Bachelor of Fine Art (The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music VCA, The University of Melbourne). As a senior physiotherapist, she been working for over a decade in her health profession, including hospital, rehabilitation and management roles. She is now a specialist project consultant in digital health service implementation at a national operations level. Jessica Laraine is undertaking her doctoral research on posthuman subjectivities at the intersection of transdisciplinary research, creativity and technology. Her focus is on collaborative boundary-crossing work, such as virtual nature towards posthuman wellbeing, and building a metaverse for arts education. Jessica Laraine’s parallel art practice relates to interests in performative identity, collective cartography and institutional critique.

CoVA Graduate Academy

Jess’s Google Scholar

Creative Occupation Group– Artist Collective