In collaboration with WEAM – the Wilzig Erotic Art Museum in Miami
An online talk about my genital artworks in relation to my artistic influences and the art history of genitals. Part of WEAM’s Tea & Sex series of online talks throughout their COVID-19 closure.
This was a donation based presentation to benefit The Lodge violence shelter Miami. Please consider making a small donation to support their great work:
“Victim Response Inc. The Lodge is a non-profit domestic violence centre that offers refuge to survivors of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and their dependents.
Maria Marante stops Jamie McCartney, at a Miami Art Week party, for a quick interview about the purpose behind The Great Wall of Vagina and the reasons behind the title…
William Ranieri of Latest TV interviews Jamie about his participation in this years Free The Nipple March in Brighton.
Dubbed into French, this long interview with Jamie delves into his vagina artworks both past and present.
Sex and science and rock & roll? Celebrating the diversity of human sexual organs at a world famous music festival is all in a day’s work for Zoe Cormier.
Jamie collaborated with Guerilla Science on their ‘Harvey Nipples’ installation at the Glastonbury Festival 2014, featuring part of The Great Wall of Vagina
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/d…
Jamie appeared as ‘Harvey Nipples’ in the Guerilla Science eponymous installation at Glastonbury 2014. Later rebranded as ‘Heavenly Nipples’, Jamie presented part of The Great Wall of Vagina as well as doing live scanning of festival goers for his future projects.
Alicia Aberley interviews me for Behind Closed Doors episode 9… “During our fun and interesting conversation Jamie and I chat about: • body casting • penis sculpting • labiaplasty • loving our bodies • what was involved in the 5 year creative process • the details of the sculpture • how the sculpture is impacting the lives of women • and so much more”
As part of his latest exhibition at Hay Hill Gallery, artist Jamie McCartney presents a large-scale wall sculpture entitled, The Great Wall of Vagina – which consists of an entire wall taken over by sculptural casts of female genitalia. The work may seem shocking but there is good reason: to attempt to counter the recent rise in cosmetic labial surgery. Read More Read Less
On my second of three invitations to Trinity College Dublin, I was invited to speak at The Phil on the motion “This house believes that porn is art”. Originally I was asked to speak against the motion but in the course of constructing my arguments I decided that I couldn’t and switched sides. I’m not saying that porn is good or bad or harmful or not. That isn’t the debate. I’m saying that on a axis of variation from a simple nude image to hardcore pornography, wherever you you draw a line is just a contruct based on your own beliefs and prejudices. It is a continuum. Read More Read Less
I was asked to appear as a guest on the show in the Headliners slot. All a bit silly really but if it gets The Great Wall of Vagina to a new audience then what’s the harm? Russell Howard’s Good News Series 7 Episode 12
Latest TV previews artist Jamie McCartney’s SKIN DEEP exhibition on London’s Cork Street. Featuring The Great Wall of Vagina and the artist’s latest body of work entitled Physical Photography.
SKIN DEEP opened at the Hay Hill Gallery on London’s Cork Street on May 8th 2012. It ran until June 9th after a week long extension due to popularity.
In May 2007 Jamie McCartney created an artwork whilst stranded on a sailing boat in a windless Atlantic Ocean. He threw 3 bottles into the sea on 3 consecutive days as he approached the Azores. Each bottle contained a message and half a $20 bill with instructions to return the bottle to him and claim $100. Read More Read Less
A follow up film documenting the latest twist in the tale of Jamie McCartney’s 2007 artwork. He threw 3 bottles into the sea on 3 consecutive days as he approached the Azores. Each bottle contained a message and half a $20 bill with instructions to return the bottle to him and claim $100. Read More Read Less
In its early stages The Great Wall of Vagina was known as “Design A Vagina” as a comment on ‘designer vagina’ surgeries. In this 2008 film from a ten part Channel 5 series exploring sex and sexuality, Jamie casts a woman who feels insecure about her labia. The experience totally changes her feelings about herself. These early successes inspired Jamie to continue the work and develop it into the now famous artwork.
A Spanish language Colombian TV programme, Mi Revolucion Erotica all about La Muralla Vaginal aka The Great Wall of Vagina.
Interview with Jamie McCartney about his Physical Photography series in the Project Berlin “Born To Be Alive – I Tell You We Must Die!” exhibition, October 2012.
Dr Phil Hammond reviews The Great Wall of Vagina book, which demonstrates the range of normal, healthy genital appearance. Also included are with the stories of 100 of the women who took part, in their own words.
Scheide, Möse, Muschi, Pussy — das sind nur vier von unzähligen Begriffen für das weibliche Geschlechtsteil. Doch selbst Jahrzehnte nach der sexuellen Revolution fällt es vielen Frauen schwer, ungeniert über ihren Hot-Spot zu sprechen. Der britische Künstler Jamie McCartney (40) scheint ein Mittel gegen diese Ängste zu haben. Er überzeugte 350 Frauen, sich ihm zu öffnen und einen Gipsabdruck ihres Geschlechtsteils machen zu dürfen! Das kunstvolle Ergebnis: die große Wand der Vaginas.
Un documentario TV della Svizzera italiana sul mio lavoro per le serie Physical Photography e casting della vagina per la mostra Skin Deep alla Hay Hill Gallery di Londra, maggio 2012
These 3m high cancan legs were commissioned by the new Duke of Yorks cinema at Komedia in Brighton, UK. Sculpted in polystyrene, covered in fibreglass, smoothed off and painted, they took 2 months to complete – but it was worth it!!
These 3m high cancan legs were commissioned by the new Duke of Yorks cinema at Komedia in Brighton, UK. Sculpted in polystyrene, covered in fibreglass, smoothed off and painted, they took 2 months to complete – but it was worth it! Installing then was no picnic either…
A short interview with Jamie McCartney by some media studies students about The Great Wall of Vagina sculpture and exhibition.
Akshata Rao reports on The Great Wall of Vagina which premiered at the Brighton Fringe Festival in 2011. It features plaster casts of vulvas from 400 women. One of the oldest volunteers, a 76 years old, shares her experience.
Capturing the very first public exhibition of the Great Wall of Vagina sculpture in the artist’s studio, May 2011. A taste of the exhibition and a short interview with Jamie at the end, talking about how it felt to finally put on the show.
Celebrated Brighton band Omarashi perform their latest hit single featuring Jamie McCartney’s sculpture “The Impossibility of Passion”.
At the first exhibition of the Great Wall of Vagina sculpture, artist Jamie McCartney talks to Latest TV about his work, how the show is going and the souvenirs people are buying…
For six months a documentary team followed sculptor Jamie McCartney as he strove to complete the Great Wall of Vagina sculpture. As well as filming all the processes involved and interviewing Jamie after the wall was finally finished they also spoke to a number of the women who were cast. This is the story of how the Great Wall of Vagina was made…
Sculptor Jamie McCartney talks to the Fringe in his studio all about his vagina sculpture.
One man, five years, 400 women. A short film all about how and why the Great Wall of Vagina came into being.
I talk I gave at an exhibition of my work, answering questions on the difference between Art and Pornography at The Warehouse Gallery, Brighton, 22nd Feb. 2014