We are pleased to announce that Fermynwoods and Animate Projects have commissioned Jenny Holt to WORK in Thrapston, exploring the impact of distribution warehouse workplaces and employment on rural landscapes and lives.
Led by Animate Projects, alongside partners Fermynwoods Contemporary Art; Junction Arts, Chesterfield; Vivid Projects, Birmingham; and QUAD, Derby; WORK is an ambitious and innovative two-year practice development programme that will support animation and moving image artists to develop, produce and exhibit films in collaborative contexts.
WORK will explore ideas and realities of what work means for the way we live today, engaging directly with the experiences of contemporary working lives.
The full line up of WORK artists is as follows:
Exploring the working lives of home visit healthcare workers
Artist: Dryden Goodwin (London)
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Thrapston, Northamptonshire.
Exploring the impact of distribution warehouse workplaces and employment on rural landscapes and lives
Artist: Jenny Holt (Hebden Bridge)
Junction Arts, Chesterfield
Exploring the impact of different experiences of work and unemployment impact families across generations in post-industrial Bolsover
Artist: Esther Johnson (Sheffield)
Vivid Projects, Birmingham
Exploring contemporary workplace activism, workers’ rights, legislation and campaigning
Artist: Adam Lewis Jacob (Glasgow)