The Work

In her art, Gomula-Kruzic explores the nature of the physical body and societal constraints with an enveloping visual style that places the viewer in the action—frequently as a complicit participant. Her work is where the

Manifesting the Hidden

Single Channel Video. 6:36 minutes. 2022. Set on the pacific coastline, Manifesting the Hidden is a dance for camera work in which contemporary contact improvisational dance is intertwined with martial arts movements, in a quest

The Spaces Within

Single Channel Video. 6:03 minutes. 2022. The Spaces Within is a dance-for-camera work in which contemporary dance movements are intertwined with an ancient traditional movement form, in a quest to find universal elements within each.

The Delight of Mountains

Single Channel Video. 5:24 minutes. 2021.   The Delight of Mountains is a dance-for-camera work in which contemporary dance is intertwined with an ancient traditional movement form, in a quest to find universal elements within

A Place to Train

Single Channel Video. 3 minutes. 2020. A modern day warrior uses a joyful wisdom to transform his martial arts training into a vehicle of purity, goodness, and beauty. A film which reflects upon the ancient arts

Mutable Spirals of Ascension

Single Channel Video.  9:12 minutes. 2018. Mutable Spirals of Ascension is a dance for camera work that follows two dancers as they navigate Shanghai’s bustling streets, urban forests, and massive industrial sites in search of

Filling Her Shoes

Single Channel Video. 10:27 minutes. 2015. The story of a woman’s struggle to fit into the confines of social mores and resist her inner temptations. A struggle that ultimately fails, causing a breakdown of the

Quotidian Mandala

Single Channel Video. 8:41 minutes. 2016. Playing with direct confrontation, a solo dancer searches for enlightenment through cycles of repetition. Infused with strength, emotional intuition, and fierce intellect, she embraces her own demure fragility. She is

Complicit Participants

Jessica Gomula-Kruzic’s Complicit Participants   Jessica Gomula-Kruzic is subversive. In her artwork, she playfully introduces ideas. As a viewer, you follow her logic and new notions are revealed. She subtly encourages participation and you naturally