Janine Harrington. Image by Christa Holka

Janine Harrington is an artist whose work includes writing, dance and  choreography, drawing, video, installation, costume and space design. Her work prioritises explorations around access, play, agency, confrontation by times/scales beyond the human, neuroqueer experiences of information processing and attention.

Janine’s recent works include: UNFRIENDING (The Place 3rd yr. commission 2021), storage for future sunsets (Scottish Dance Theatre/ V&A Dundee commission 2020/21), good luck, dinosaur (2020), never closer to midnight (Reading University commission 2019), Screensaver Series (2018), The Human Clock (AIR commission 2013) and Satelliser: a dance for the gallery (2016/21) presented at BALTIC CCA, Gateshead UK and Turner Contemporary, Margate UK with CONTINUOUS Network (Siobhan Davies Studios and BALTIC CCA). A digital publication and podcast series satellising.com, accompanies the live performances, offering insight into the processes and contexts surrounding the work.

Janine’s background is in visual arts, psychology and dance. As a performer she has worked within museum and gallery contexts across Europe including Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Beyeler, Venice Biennale, Het Stedelijk, Kiasma, Fondation Boghossian. She was a board member of Chisenhale Dance Space in London 2020-22 and was involved with Engagement Arts Belgium 2017/18. Janine works to support other artists with access through grant-writing, and mentors around neurodiversity in dance. Prints and postcards are available in her online shop.


Landscape header image by Roswitha Chester.
Portrait images by Christa Holka.