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SOFIA MITSOLA IN CONVERSATION WITH JENNI LOMAX
Mar 4, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm talk/event
ofia Mitsola discusses her unique approach to painting the female body with curator, writer and former Director of Camden Arts centre Jenni Lomax. The conversation will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions.
 
This event accompanies Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019, which showcases new works by Appau Jr Boakye-Yiadom, Kitty Clark and Sofia Mitsola. It is free to attend, booking is required via Eventbrite.
 
The galleries will be open from 6.30pm.
 
Sofia Mitsola
 
Sofia Mitsola works in painting, drawing and print to explore representations of the female body. For Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019 she showcases a new series of paintings of individual and grouped female subjects. These incorporate motifs associated with Greek and Egyptian mythology, resulting in works that elude danger, strength, fragility and innocence.
 
Mitsola lives and works in London. She graduated with an MFA in Painting from the
Slade School of Fine Art in 2018. During her postgraduate studies she received the
Euan Uglow Memorial Scholarship from the Slade School of Fine Art, the Schilizzi
Scholarship from the Schilizzi Foundation, and the NEON Scholarship from NEON
Organization for Culture and Development. In 2018, she was awarded the William
Coldstream Prize from the Slade School of Fine Art, the British Institution Award for Studentsfrom the Royal Academy of Arts for her participation in the 250th Summer Exhibition, and the Tiffany & Co x Outset Studiomakers Prize.
 
Jenni Lomax
 
Working in the fields of visual art and art education, Jenni Lomax was the Director of Camden Arts Centre, London, from 1990 to 2017, where she established an influential and forward-thinking programme of international exhibitions, artists, residencies and education projects, all of which have artists and their ideas at the core. She led the organisation through a major building refurbishment scheme which was completed in early 2004. Before Camden Arts Centre, Jenni developed and headed up the Community Education and Public Programmes at the Whitechapel Art Gallery for 10 years through the 1980’s. Throughout her career she has been closely involved in projects that champion and support artists and art education at all levels and has been a member of selection and judging panels for numerous artists’ awards and exhibitions including: The Freelands Award, The Turner Prize, Arts Foundation Award, Jerwood Drawing Prize, Nissan Art Prize, Outset Studio Makers, Award and the John Moores Painting Prize. She is currently working independently on a range of curatorial, writing and archival projects. In addition, she regularly gives talks and takes part in seminars and panel discussions in art and educational institutions across Britain and abroad whilst also working in an advisory capacity to a number of charitable organisations and grant giving foundations.
Free to attend, booking is essential: jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/sofia-mitsola-in-conversation-jenni-lomax/

JERWOOD/FVU AWARDS 2019 : GOING, GONE.
Apr 3 - Jun 2, 2019
Webb-Ellis, Richard Whitby.
The Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone premieres two newly commissioned moving-image installations by Webb-Ellis and Richard Whitby, the recipients of this sixth edition of the Awards.
Responding to the curatorial theme of Going, Gone, the two works act as a barometer of the uncertain present (and unclear future) of contemporary Britain in the lead-up to its declared exit from the EU next spring.

RICHARD WHITBY IN CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HOARE
Apr 29, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm talk/event
Richard Whitby in conversation with Natasha Hoare, Curator at Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, discussing his latest moving image work The Lost Ones, commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone.
 
The Lost Ones follows a disparate group of individuals who are waiting to have their residency status assessed. They are people in limbo – whose personal circumstances or economic situations have been suddenly re-evaluated and whose future status now seems conditional on a test that they need to pass.
 
Richard Whitby is a video and performance artist, who lives and works in London. He often working with collaborators producing music, costumes and objects. Whitby studied at Wimbledon College of Art, Slade School of Art and took part in the LUX Associate Artists Programme 2012- 2013, completing a PhD in Humanities and Cultural Studies from the London Consortium in 2016. Recent presentations include GIVE GOOD, Twentyone, Southend (2018), The Jump Room, The Old Waterworks, Southend (2017), Jerwood Staging Series, Jerwood Arts, London (2017), Corrupt Blood Incident, South Kiosk, London. His book The Jump Room was published by The Old Waterworks in 2018. He is a member of the National Executive Committee for Artists’ Union England.
 
Natasha Hoare is Curator at Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London. She was previously a Curator at Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (2014-18) and Assistant Curator for the Marrakech Biennale (2012-14). Independent curatorial projects include An unpredictable expression of human potential, Sharjah Biennale 13 (2017) and Self-Reflection; Mark Wallinger at the Freud Museum, London (2017). As a writer she has contributed to Frieze, ArtReview, Ibraaz, amongst others, and is contributing editor of ExtraExtra. She is the author of The New Curator (2016) published by Laurence King.
 
This talk is programmed as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone exhibition, featuring two new moving-image commissions by Webb-Ellis and Richard Whitby. The galleries are open late before the event (5-7pm) giving you the chance to enjoy our exhibitions and refreshments.
 
This event is free to attend but capacity is limited. Book your place via Eventbrite.
jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/richard-whitby-in-conversation-with-natasha-hoare

WEBB-ELLIS IN CONVERSATION WITH EMILY LABARGE
May 28, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm talk/event
Artist-duo Webb-Ellis discuss For The First Baby Born in Space, commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone, with writer, Emily LaBarge.
Filmed during the extraordinary long, hot summer of 2018, For The First Baby Born in Space features a number of teenagers from North Yorkshire and elsewhere. Talking to them about their hopes and aspirations and listening to them about their fears, it records how their coming of age coincides with a time when so much else is in flux.
 
Webb Ellis – Caitlin and Andrew Webb-Ellis live and work across Britain and Europe. Webb-Ellis have been working together since their time at Arts University in Bournemouth, both graduating with a BA in Photography in 2012. Recent presentations include Whitstable Biennale (2018); Inheritors, Siobhan Davies Dance, London (2018); Video Jam, Manchester (2017); Slant, For the Unsettling, Jerwood Space, London (2017); Aesthetica Art Prize 2017, York Art Gallery (2017); Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick (2017); Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts, London (2016); Estuary Festival, Tilbury Cruise Terminal (2016). Webb-Ellis are currently presenting We chose the earth project funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation at Whitstable Biennale until June (2020).
 
Emily LaBarge is a writer based in London, where she teaches at the Royal College of Art. Amongst other publications, she has written for Frieze, the LA Review of Books, Bookforum, the Guardian, Tate Etc., The White Review, Artforum and The Paris Review.
 
This talk is programmed as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone exhibition, featuring two new moving-image commissions by Webb-Ellis and Richard Whitby. The galleries are open late before the event (5-7pm) giving you the chance to enjoy our exhibitions and refreshments.
This event is free to attend but capacity is limited. Book your place via Eventbrite.
jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/talk-webb-ellis-in-conversation-with-emily-labarge

JERWOOD MAKERS OPEN 2019
Jun 19 - Aug 18, 2019
Lucie Gledhill, Forest + Found, Mark Corfield-Moore, Tana West, Bethan Lloyd Worthington.

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