Jacinta Larcombe (she/they) is a Live Art maker, Visual Artist and Drag Queen living and working on the lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people in Boorloo/Perth. Larcombe’s bimbofication practice celebrates and critically-engages/enrages against mainstream perceptions of sex work, consent, gendered dynamics, neurodivergence and mental health. Her artform-promiscuous approach encompasses performance, movement, painting, mixed-media, puppetry, mask work and camp monstrosity sculptures. Utilising their babygirl/Kidcore/Whorecore aesthetic and putting her body to work to break down binaries of the Body politic. Larcombe works across Queer clubs, independent and mainstage spaces. Most recently, SLUTDROP (2020): a documentary-performance solo about the local stripping industry was commissioned by the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and won the Weekly Theatre Award, Overall Best Theatre Award and Tour Ready Award at Fringeworld. Past Theatre, Live and Visual Art highlights include KISSING IS EXTRA (PaperMountain ARI); Ecosexual Bathhouse (Pony Express, Next Wave and tours); Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes (The Blue Room/Bondi Festival); Onefivezeroseven (Perth Festival/Barking Gecko Theatre) and The Song Was Wrong (Perth Theatre Company). Larcombe won Best Newcomer at The Performing Arts WA Awards 2014 for The Little Mermaid. Larcombe is informed by and infuses their borderline personality disorder (BDP) within their dramaturgy, aesthetic, and storytelling. Making multidisciplinary works about her multi-lived experience with BDP for ‘neurotypical’ and neurodivergent audiences.
QUEER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, 2022 - Stephen Cummins Residency Recipient
QUEER NU WERK, 2022