Melanie Jackson (1968, Hollywood, West Midlands)

lives and works in London, where she attended the Royal College of Art. She was awarded an Arts Council England International Fellowship in 2006 to research island occupations in the East Indian Ocean, and an Artist Links Award in 2005 to work and exhibit in China. Her solo shows include: Road Angel (Arnolfini, Bristol), 2007; Made in China (Matt’s Gallery, London and BizArt Center, Shanghai), 2005; Soil and Seawater (Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff), 1999.