Now at a sea-view studio in Margate, I am exploring and engaging with my new home, incorporating this particularly gorgeous bit of coast into my wider work.
3 oil paintings in response to Anthony Gormley's 'Another Time' are very nearly complete...
'it settles the blood' [detail] oil on canvas 40x40"
I am also taking on personal gift commissions - go to the commission me page to find out more.
'LEAP' scuplture commission
The piece below, 'tied up//together' is a painting/drawing of a swingset in a London park, out of action in lockdown. I would love to share this at Lockdown-specific exhibitions.
'tied up//together' acrylic & graphite on 200gsm cartridge; 60x80cm
'tied up//together' detail
Upcoming performance and workshop details are on Cesar's Instagram, along with latest video releases - his swimwear shoot with Waddon Productions is coming soon...
After my musical debut as FEMINEM in December, I produced and performed a bespoke track in response to 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' in cinemas around the country in January and February, commissioned by Birds Eye View in conjunction with the BFI.
I am currently fundraising to make a music video for my first track, ‘Who’s That Butch?’ and
I will be working with producer Hal Wheeler on an EP through Autumn. Follow FEMINEM's Instagram to get the content fresh!
In late November, I made a bespoke 30minute performance called ‘Mentl’, in response to Barbara Streisand’s musical masterpiece, ‘Yentl’, for Birds’ Eye View’s Reclaim the Frame series, hosted by the incredible Mia Bays (right), with support from the BFI among others.
In November, ‘Dic Pic’ had its London premiere with Shorts on Tap in conjunction with TimeOut at Samsung KX, Coal Drops Yard.
This summer I finished my first film, a 12minute documentary on voice and gender called ‘Dic Pic’. It was nominated for ‘Best Film by a First-time Director’ at the Toronto Alt Film Festival, had its world premiere at Shorts Out/Brighton FilmPride in July, and was selected for and screened at the Montreal Feminist Film Festival in September.
After joining Bow Arts Trust in May, I took part in my first Open Studios event with them in June - had an absolute blast, sold some work - they’re a dreamteam ...
February/March 2019 'Sex Sex Men Men' with Pecs Drag Kings went down a storm at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick.
★★★★ The Guardian “funny, smart and downright sexy...[Griffiths is] quietly commanding...a cunning linguist”
“nothing short of incredible"
March/April 2019 did a two week residency and
show with 'LET GO at The Depot’ in Clapton.
Cesar Jentley and Scott Free in ‘Sex Sex Men Men’. Photograph by Holly Lucas.