Russian illegal prison on IZOLYATSIA premises has been operational for 10 years.

Writer and filmmaker Juliet Jacques in residence at IZOLYATSIA

On June 6 – July 31, 2018, the London-based writer and filmmaker Juliet Jacques is a new resident at IZOLYATSIA.

Juliet Jacques has published two books, Rayner Heppenstall: A Critical Study (Dalkey Archive, 2007) and Trans: A Memoir (Verso, 2015), which was based for her Transgender Journey blog for The Guardian (2010-12). Her short fiction, essays and journalism have appeared in Granta, The London Review of Books, Sight & Sound, Frieze, The Washington Post, Five Dials. Her most recent short film is You Will Be Free (2017). She has been included on The Independent on Sunday Pink List of influential LGBT people in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

During the residency, Juliet will work on a documentary about Ukrainian queer and LGBT communities. On July 9, at 7 PM, Juliet Jacques will give an artist talk and performance at the IZONE Creative Community, vul. Naberezhno-Luhova 8.