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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

Click to enlargeJERWOOD COLLABORATE!
Oct 2 - Dec 15, 2019 FINAL WEEK
A major new group exhibition presenting commissions by early-career artists working in collaborative and collective practices based across the UK.
 
jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/exhibitions/jerwood-collaborate
press release

SYMPOSIUM:IF YOU DON’T PLAY THE GAME, DON’T MAKE THE RULES
Dec 9, 2019 6:30pm - 8:30pm talk/event
This symposium expands on Array’s commission As Others See Us in Jerwood Collaborate! and their collective research into current activism in Northern Ireland around LGBTQ+ rights, feminism and anticolonialism.
 
They invite artists and activists from different generations to directly address current and future issues within Northern Ireland, platforming voices that fall outside current sectarian narratives.
 
This symposium will also be broadcast live and documented for posterity on thisistomorrow.info.
This symposium is free to attend but capacity is limited, book your tickets on our website:
jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/symposium-array-presents-if-you-dont-play-the-game-dont-make-the-rules/

JERWOOD COLLABORATE! CLOSING EVENT: CURATOR TOUR
Dec 15, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm talk/event
For the final day of Jerwood Collaborate! join curator and Head of Visual Arts, Harriet Cooper for a curator tour and festive drink to gain insight into the works, processes and curatorial decisions behind the exhibition.
 
About Jerwood Collaborate!
 
A major group exhibition presenting four new commissions by early-career artists working in collaborative and collective practices across the UK; Array, Keiken + George Jasper Stone, Languid Hands and Shy Bairns. Using moving image, activism, installation and publishing, the exhibiting artists interrogate essential subjects that affect us as a society today and in the future. It includes considerations of the im/possibility of Black Testimony, socio-political issues in Northern Ireland, fictional futures in the context of inequality and climate change, and demystifying creativity and the role of the artist today.
This tour is free to attend but capacity is limited, book you tickets on our website:
jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/jerwood-collaborate-closing-event-curator-tour/

JERWOOD/PHOTOWORKS AWARDS 2020 : SILVIA ROSI, THEO SIMPSON
Jan 15 - Mar 8, 2020
New photographic works by two early-career artists, Silvia Rosi and Theo Simpson, enabled by the third Jerwood/Photoworks Awards.
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