Helen Varley Jamieson


Helen Varley Jamieson is a writer, theatre practitioner and digital artist from New Zealand, currently based in Munich. She completed a Avatar Body Collision, the globally dispersed cyberformance troupe which initiated the cyberformance platform UpStage in 2003. Since then she has been the UpStage project manager and co-curator of the annual UpStage festival.

Helen has also collaborated on other telematic and cyberformance projects using a variety of technologies, including make-shift with Paula Crutchlow, Distant Presences, A Day in A Life and with artist Annie Abrahams.

Recent theatre/performance/installation collaborations include the performance installation let ME go with scenographer Antonella Diana, Women With Big Eyes with senior artists of The Magdalena Project and Recipes for Life with artists at Schaumbad Freies Atelierhaus, Graz.