I was really lucky to be to combine a Jerwood Makers Award with a Develop Your Creative Practise Award, in order to learn a *lot* of new skills. My brain still hurts, but it was so worth it. Mould Making, Slip Casting, Paper Porcelain, Concrete, Jesmonite, Metalwork – phew! It’s opened so many exciting prospects…
We’re looking for a producer! Do you have experience placing artwork or arts events at festivals in the UK? If so, we would like to hear from you. From Jan 2022 (flexibility for the right candidate) Visual Artist, Anna Berry, is looking to hire a Producer or Project Manager with strong communication skills to work…
So… in a surprise turn of unlikely events, this happened… watch this space, I guess. Show in Jan 2022, which will tour to Aberdeen Art Gallery and Newlyn Gallery in Penzance.
My curated event, trying to bring together Art, Disability, and Free-Thinking. I said Things We Are Not Allowed To Say. Speakers: Aaron Williamson, Aidan Moesby, Trish Wheatley, Sonia Bouie, Tom Shakespeare, Chair: Manick Govinda. (image credit: Aidan Moesby – Tom Shakespeare, Anna Berry, Manick Govinda)
My kinetic piece Where Do you Live? is currently showing at MK Calling 2020 (to re-open after lockdown!) Many thanks to amazing collaborators Clive Doherty and Stuart Moore for amazing engineering and coding skills!
The show I curated at MAC Birmingham, the culmination of my Curatorial Residency, sponsored by DASH, 6th Jan – 22nd Mar 2020 (image: Great Britain from a Wheelchair, by Tony Heaton)
Episode 72 of the Disability Visibility Project – it’s me! Also: spoke with Mike Layward at Midlands Arts Papers Launch and for the Research/Curate podcast.
I was selected to do an ident for ITV, as part of their ITV creates project. The ident was shown for the week of 11th November, 2019, live between programmes on ITV. There are five edits in all, plus a version with a short interview – playlist here.
I was very pleased to be selected as the first DASH curatorial resident at MAC Birmingham. You can hear a bit about how it’s going so far in this interview. I will be curating a show there opening in January so stay tuned!
Great news! With the support of an Unlimited Commission, Breathing Room is being developed for touring to summer festivals, urban light festivals, and gallery spaces in 2020, and will premier at co-commissioning festival IF 2020. I am lucky enough to be working with producer Kate McStraw and Production Manager Tom Richmond. We also welcome on board…