Hissy Fit is a collaboration between Sydney-based artists, Jade Muratore, Emily O’Connor and Nat Randall, making work across video, performance and sound. Their work investigates notions of deviancy and control, acted on and/or through the gendered body.
Hissy Fit were recipients of the Stephen Cummins Bequest Residency Program at Performance Space. Over the last three years Hissy Fit have presented work at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Contemporary, Tiny Stadiums Festival, Performance Space, Sydney College of the Arts, and Affiliated Text among others. Major works in 2015 included a performance project, I Might Blow Up Someday as part of Performance Space’s Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art at Carriageworks and a curatorial project, ARTBAR at the Museum of Contemporary Art. In January 2016, Hissy Fit were commissioned to produce a major video work at Campbelltown Arts Centre as part of an international group exhibition VIDEO OEDIV and presented a new performance piece for the FBi SMAC Festival at Carriageworks, Sydney. In March 2016, they re-staged I Might Blow Up Someday for the Festival of Live Art in Melbourne, presented by Arts House. September 2016, Hissy Fit presented works at PASSING/PARADES, Success Gallery, Fremantle and Vote For Me, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide. The collective’s major project for 2016, Supreme Ultimate, was presented as part of the C3West program, Women of Fairfield (MCA, PYT and STARTTS). Women of Fairfield recently won Best Arts Program at the 2016 FBi SMAC Awards.