Jennifer Higgie

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Jennifer Higgie is an Australian novelist, screenwriter, art critic and editor of the London-based contemporary arts magazine, Frieze.[1]


Higgie has written features in Frieze on artists including Helen Johnson, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Pierre Huyghe Michael Borremans, Dirk Bell, Carol Rama, Lisa Yuskavage, and about the idea of slowness in art. Her publications include essays for Maria Lassnig at the Serpentine Gallery, Ricky Swallow's catalogue for the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2005 entitled "The Past Sure is Tense; the Past Sure is Now"; Magnus Von Plessen's exhibition at Barbara Gladstone Gallery in New York and David Noonan's show Films and Paintings 2001-2005 at the Monash University Museum of Art in Melbourne. She also contributed an essay on the relationship between Brian Wilson and Glenn Campbell for Brian Wilson, An Art Book, edited by Alex Farquharson and published by four corners.

In 2017, her first children's book, 'There's Not One', was published by Scribe. It was shortlisted for the Australian Book Design Awards. In 2006 she published the novel Bedlam.[2] She is also the writer of the recently completed independent feature film, I Really Hate My Job (2007), directed by Oliver Parker and starring Neve Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Alexandra Maria Lara and Danny Huston.[3]



  1. ^ Higgie, Jennifer (31 May 2008). "Richard Dadd: madness and beauty". London: The Telegraph. Retrieved 7 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Publishing? It's an art form". London: The Times. 23 June 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Oliver Parker's 'I Really Hate My Job' in production in London". Flagship Media Group. 7 August 2006. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2010. 

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