Jess Gell

Area: Tooting

Type: Artist / Individual

Art form: Art, Digital, Film, Installation, Photography, Poetry, Writer

Moving Out
Moving Out
Ellie, January
Ellie, January
Tales of Thornton Heath #1 - Gary Barlow
Tales of Thornton Heath #1 - Gary Barlow
Woman in Prague
Woman in Prague
Still from 'Nine to Fiver'
Still from 'Nine to Fiver'

Biography / Artist statement

Jess Gell is a documentary filmmaker, photographer and artist based in Tooting Bec. Her work focuses primarily on familial documentation, as well as exploring the often humorous serendipities of the everyday.

Jess is currently a Grierson DocLab Trainee and a freelance documentary researcher as well as continuing to work on her first short documentary about the sudden death of her paramedic Grandfather in the early 1960s.

Why do you love Wandsworth?

Tooting is where I grew up and where I have come back to. I love the culture here, I love the food and I love how much it feels like home.