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Jack Jelfs is an artist based in London. He has released music under various aliases and performed or exhibited at venues including Tate Modern, the Barbican, Serpentine Gallery, FACT (Liverpool), CCCB (Barcelona), iMal (Brussels) and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taichung). In 2018 he and Haroon Mirza were joint winners of the CERN COLLIDE International Award.

Selected Press:

Review of The Wave Epoch from the Quietus

BBC World Service - 'In The Studio' (documents the production of one1one)

New Scientist review of Broken Symmetries show (paywall)

FT review of Broken Symmetries (paywall)

Article from The Guardian on The Wave Epoch

Exhibitions, Events, Commissions:


Exeter Phoenix Gallery - 'Exeter Contemporary Open' group show

OUTPUTS SAMPLER1 - album featuring my track ' Morning Image'

The Yard Theatre, London - 'Swimming Pools of the World' - performance at OUTPUTS PARTY001


one1one - 12" vinyl featuring Jack Jelfs, Fracture, Haroon Mirza

Soundtrack to Osman Yousefzada's 'Spaces of Transcendence' - composing commission


Max Goelitz Gallery, Munich - 'The Wave Epoch (Banned Shamanic DMT Ritual @CERN Opens Demonic Portal Releasing Novel Coronavirus UFO)' - installation (collaboration with Haroon Mirza)


Gnration, Braga – The Wave Epoch (Haroon Mirza / Jack Jelfs) - installation


'Billy Takes a Break' - short film, premiered by FACT Magazine

Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu (China) - 'The Wave Epoch'


'The Wave Epoch' (Haroon Mirza / Jack Jelfs) - album & film

KUMU, Tallinn - 'Broken Symmetries' group show

180 The Strand, London - performance with Haroon Mirza and Sarah-Jane Lewis


iMal, Brussels - 'Quantum: In Search of the Invisible' group show

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung - 'Broken Symmetries' group show


Ministry of Sound, London - performance with Haroon Mirza and GAIKA for DRAF Evening of Performances / Frieze London


CCCB, Barcelona - 'Quantica' group show



FACT, Liverpool - 'Broken Symmetries' group show, touring Europe 2019-21 (opens November 2018)


Lisson Gallery, London - ‘The Wave Epoch’, collaborative performance with Haroon Mirza, GAIKA and Elijah


Brighton Festival – ‘The Wave Epoch’, collaborative performance with Haroon Mirza, GAIKA and Elijah




European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) – COLLIDE residency (joint award with Haroon Mirza)




Tate Modern Gallery, Uniqlo Tate Lates - ‘Field Effect 1’ (part of Hackoustic group show)


David Roberts Art Foundation, London - Performance with Haroon Mirza & Richard Strange


‘MILK’ – instrument commission for Jo Thomas


Hackoustic Festival, London (group show)


Blackheath Halls, London - 'Ma-Loop' (solo show)


Hackoustic workshop presentation, London Hackspace


Conservatoire, London - 'Stop / Start' (solo show)


Serpentine Gallery, London - Performance with Haroon Mirza and Shiva Feshareki




Performance with Shiva Feshareki - Graham Dunning's 'Fractal Meat on a Spongy Bone' show, NTS Radio


Roundhouse, London - performance with Shiva Feshareki – London Contemporary Orchestra Hub Sessions


Barbican, London - performance in Haroon Mirza and Shiva Feshareki's 'The Calling'


‘Box of Joy’ – instrument commission for Shiva Feshareki




COLLDE International Award (joint recipient with Haroon Mirza)


Talks and Publications:


BMA Lab (Portugal) – online masterclass with Haroon Mirza (2021)

Ikon Gallery – talk with Haroon Mirza, Hoor Al Qasimi and Jonathan Watkins (2021)

Entanglement: the Opera at RCA - 'Falling Off the Cutting Edge of Physics' talk (2019)

Linecheck Festival, Milan - panel discussion with Sabina Barcucci, Gadi Sassoon and William Russell (2018)

FACT, Liverpool - panel discussion with Jose-Carlos Mariategui, Monica Bello, Seth Ayyaz, Diann Bauer and Haroon Mirza (2018)

‘Investigating “Phantom Visual Imagery” in an Anechoic Dark Room – Anecdotal Report’, in ‘For A Partnership Society’ (hrm199, Elizabeth Neilson, Haroon Mirza, published by Zabludowicz Collection) (2018)

Zabludowicz Collection – talk with Haroon Mirza (2018)

Lighthouse, Brighton - talk with Alli Beddoes, Elijah and Haroon Mirza (2018)

Yorkshire Sculpture Park – talk with Haroon Mirza and Suchitra Sebastian (2017)




Imperial College London – MSci Physics with Theoretical Physics              


University of Liverpool – BA (Hons) Philosophy with English Literature                             


Cheltenham & Gloucester College – BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design                         

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