Jenna is a multi-disciplinary creative practitioner working across a range of media including video, performance, digital media and installation, participating in 60 national and international projects and shows since 2004, including Edinburgh Fringe, National Galleries Scotland, and LOOP (Melbourne). She has 18 years’ creative industry experience as a program producer and professional working for multi-art festivals and in international project and studio management.

Jenna’s creative PhD project [Re]viewing Big Brother and [Per]forming the Real (2010) was the culmination of years of practice-led research and her largest solo project to date spanning video, sound art and installation.

Since 2007, Jenna has taught and designed curriculum across VU’s Creative Arts programs, and recently joined the First Year College as a Teaching Focused Academic in Screen Media. As an experienced and passionate educator, she enjoys sharing her knowledge of and enthusiasm for creativity with her students, and delights in seeing students succeed.

Areas of expertise

  • Creative arts and industry
  • Feminist creative practice
  • Spatial practice
  • Moving image

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 5149


View more of Jenna Corcoran's research on the Victoria University Research Repository (VURR).

Conference presentations

  • Corcoran, J., Davies, G., Godley, M., Knox, E. (2009, October 2-4). Life in the box. In B. Guy (Chair), No False Idols Down the YouTube [Symposium]. Critical Animals, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Research grants

  • COVID-19 Recovery Grant, City of Moonee Valley 2021 $2500

  • The Clocktower Centre Online Artist Residency, City of Moonee Valley 2020 $1500

  • Hope Scott Trust Visual Art Grant 2018 £600

  • ​Victoria University Postgraduate Scholarship 2007 – 2010 totalling $67500

Industry experience

  • Co-Curator & Artist Project Support, Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, 2016 - 2018
  • Studio Manager, Studio Alec Finlay, Edinburgh, 2014 - 2019
  • Gallery Assistant, The Sutton Gallery Edinburgh, Inverleith House Edinburgh, Flinders Lane Gallery Melbourne, 2012 - 2014
  • Committee Member, Brunswick Art Space, 2011 - 2014

Media appearances

  • Art Comes First, and Last. (5 June 2012). Melbourne Times Weekly, 10.

  • No sleep for technoheads. (3 August 2005). The Melbourne Times, 21.