Thursday 28 November
6:30 – 8pm
QUAD Market Place
FREE – but booking is essential: https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/cinema/work-qa
A gala screening, premiere and Q&A of four new films that explore contemporary working lives, by artists Dryden Goodwin, Jenny Holt, Esther Johnson and Adam Lewis-Jacob. A collaboration between five Midlands visual arts organisations: Animate Projects, QUAD, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Vivid Projects and Junction Arts.
WORK explores ideas and realities of what work means for the way we live today, engaging directly with the experiences of contemporary working lives.
Dryden Goodwin’s film explores the working lives of home visit healthcare workers.
Jenny Holt’s film explores the impact of distribution warehouse workplaces and employment on rural landscapes and lives in Thrapston, Northamptonshire.
Esther Johnson’s film explores the impact of different experiences of work and unemployment upon families across generations in post-industrial Bolsover.
Adam Lewis Jacob’s film explores contemporary workplace activism, workers’ rights, legislation and campaigning.
Supported by Jerwood Arts and using public funding by Arts Council England