No System 1999/2020

No System 1999/2020

Photographs of the book, No System
(Steidl, 1999).

DR JOY AKA ARTNURSE+

DR JOY AKA ARTNURSE+

TO BOOK A DrJOY / ArtNurse+ CLINIC IN YOUR AREA CONTACT US VIA CONTACT FORM   WORDS ON ARTNURSE+ (The first incarnation of DrJoy) by Professor Mark Bartlett, 2016 ArtNurse+ is the performative alter ego of the incomparable photographer, voyager, and artist-activist, Vinca Petersen, who appears from time to time wearing a NHS ‘uniform’ with…

FUTURE FANTASY – Ditto 2017

FUTURE FANTASY – Ditto 2017

      Vinca Petersen interviewed by Sheryl Garratt – Future Fantasy (Ditto 2017) This book uses material from the very start of my archive, a small collection of about 100 photographs I’d kept from my teens and early 20s, along with my diaries. I started taking photos when I was very young: my dad…

A Life Of Subversive Joy 2019/2021

A Life Of Subversive Joy 2019/2021

  A Life of Subversive Joy – A 23m long installation using 600 photos and 200 pieces of ephemera to tell the story of Petersen’s life of raving, roaming and humanitarian projects. Installation first shown at Saatchi 2019, due to be shown at V&A Dundee 2020/21.       A highlight of ‘Sweet Harmony: Rave…

Deuce and a Quarter – IDEA 2018

Deuce and a Quarter – IDEA 2018

  Deuce and a Quarter (Idea, 2018) In 1999, Corinne Day was paid to do a road trip in Texas. She spent most of her budget on a car, the rest on our flights, and four of us all piled into this car and just drove from Houston down to Austin. We followed the Llano…

Horses & Carts 2015

Horses & Carts 2015

Photos of Roma, and other Romanians, and their horses, taken from the FYP bus.

Future Youth Project

Future Youth Project

Link to the FYP website containing all Petersen’s FYP photographic galleries & information.

Africa Laughter Aid 2004

Africa Laughter Aid 2004

A journey across West Africa taking a bouncy castle as a form of Laughter Aid.

Raves & Riots 1990-2004

Raves & Riots 1990-2004

Raves & Riots 1990-2004 – Description required

Convoy to Chernobyl 2000

Convoy to Chernobyl 2000

The first journey to Ukraine with volunteers and two 7.5 ton lorries full of aid…

23 – Teknivals

23 – Teknivals

23 Teknivals from Zena Merton on Vimeo.