Kelly Jayne Jones is a self taught Manchester based artist making work that combines performance, installation and sound. She began working in experimental concrete music and her practice has expanded to include dance, gesture, sonic drawings, stone sculpture and film.
KJJ has collaborations with Hannah Ellul (White Death), Greta Buitkute (Clout then Grappling) and Dan Valentine from Rainer Veil and Haris Epaminonda. She was one half of the group part wild horses mane on both sides, which disbanded in 2016. She has performed across Europe in DIY venues and has been commissioned for works with projects at dOCUMENTA13, Tate Modern, ICA London and CCA Glasgow, Trieze Gallery Paris, Borealis Festival & Kunsthalle Bergen Norway, Tectonics contemporary music festival, Hangar Bicocca gallery Milan and the Huddersfield contemporary music festival (hcmf//) and Sheffield Site Gallery. Recently she had a collaborative work with Haris Epaminonda, Chimera, shown at Venice Biennale 2019.