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Meet the Artist: Jaye Ho

7 November 2020
2:00 pm
3:30 pm

The Vanishing Act is ONCA first 2020 online exhibition with an accompanying window display. We invite you to join us online where we’ll be hosting a conversation with artist Jaye Ho, with BSL interpretation.


This brilliant exhibition includes a series of portraits of war criminals and piles of skulls from genocide victims. The Vanishing Act is a powerful body of work that addresses war crimes, focusing on the plight of ‘Comfort Women’ in Japanese-occupied WW2 countries and sexual violence survivors seeking justice.

Watch a recording of this event here (click CC on the menu bar to turn on subtitles).

About the Artist

Jaye Ho (b England) is an identical twin, born in Oxford to Singaporean and Malaysian parents. She currently lives in Hastings. Jaye studied at Central Saint Martins (BA Fine Art 2003) and The Slade (MFA Fine Art 2006), exhibited nationally (including London, Birmingham, Hastings) and internationally (including Dublin, Krakow, Sydney). Recent shows include ‘Dazzleship NN201’ (2017) where she painted a Hastings fishing boat in Dazzleship camouflage, and Nigel Cooke’s ‘Telescope’ show at the Jerwood Gallery (2019). ‘The Vanishing Act’ is her first show in Brighton (2020), and is funded by Arts Council England. Jaye works for the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office and has worked on human rights since 2017, including on the International Criminal Court, Freedom of Religion or Belief, and the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative.

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Image Credit: Painting by Jaye Ho


7 November 2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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