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Jerwood Visual Arts is a national programme supporting visual arts practice, through which Jerwood Charitable Foundation works with early career artists to commission and present new work. Artist opportunities run throughout the year alongside a programme of related exhibitions, events and commissioned writing taking place online, in London and across the UK.

www.jerwoodvisualarts.org

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday 10am - 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays

The Gallery is open until 8pm on the last Friday of every month during exhibitions. Visit the South London Art Map website for further information

Admission charges

Admission free

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Patrick Hough, Funerary Relief (installation view) 2016

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another

  • 22 March — 14 May 2017 *on now

Two new moving-image commissions by early career artists Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek made in response to the curatorial theme Neither One Thing or Another.

Patrick Hough’s work, And If In A Thousand Years, takes us to the Californian desert, where the landscape was filmed and digitally scanned using LiDAR, to host a Hollywood-inspired merging of authenticity and replica.

Lawrence Lek’s work, Geomancer, harnesses his trademark – the building blocks of computer gaming technology – to set the stage for an awakening of artificial intelligence. This computer-generated ghost in the machine discovers its own autonomy, and ponders the range and limits of its post-human powers of creativity.

The artists were selected from over 250 applications in response to open call to UK artists within the first five years of establishing their practice. Each artist received production support from FVU, in order to develop the new works.

The selectors were: Steven Bode, Director, FVU; Duncan Campbell, artist and Turner Prize 2014 winner; Cliff Lauson, Curator, Hayward Gallery; Amy Sherlock, Reviews Editor, Frieze; and Sarah Williams, Head of Programme, Jerwood Visual Arts.

The Jerwood/FVU Awards are a major annual opportunity for moving-image artists run in partnership by Jerwood Charitable Foundation and FVU. They were established in 2012 in response to a need for significant major commissions for early-career moving-image artists at an unproven stage in their practice, and contribute to an ongoing dialogue around urgent or timely concerns within moving image through the curatorial theme, which changes each year. Alumni include Ed Atkins, Corin Sworn, Emma Hart and Marianna Simnett.

Website

http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/exhibitions/jerwoodfvu-awards-2017-neither-one-thing-another/

Lawrence Lek, Geomancer, 2017. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another. Image courtesy the artist

Lawrence Lek in conversation with Steve Goodman

  • 26 April 2017 6:30-8pm

Lawrence Lek discusses Geomancer, commissioned as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another, and his wider practice, with electronic musician and writer, Steve Goodman.

Steve Goodman produces electronic music under the name Kode9 and has released 3 albums on the record label Hyperdub, which he founded: Memories of the Future (with the Spaceape, 2006), Black Sun (with the Spaceape, 2011) and Nothing (2015). He also works for vibration research cell, AUDINT, authored the book Sonic Warfare: Sound, Affect and the Ecology of Fear (MIT Press, 2009), and was a member of Ccru (Cybernetic Culture Research Unit).

Where

Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art
1 Hester Road
London
SW11 4AN

Admission

This event is free to attend. Booking is required via Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lawrence-lek-in-conversation-with-steve-goodman-tickets-32816313477

Website

http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/events/lawrence-lek-conversation-steve-goodman/

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Lawrence Lek, Geomancer, 2017. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another. Image courtesy the artist

SLAM Fridays late opening

  • 31 March 2017 5-8pm

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another will be open until 8pm as part of SLAM Fridays, the late night opening of galleries in South London on the last Friday of every month.

For a full programme visit the South London Art Map website:
http://www.southlondonartmap.com/

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/events/slam-fridays-late-opening-4/

Patrick Hough, And If In A Thousand Years, 2017. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another. Image courtesy the artist

Screening: Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek

  • 10 April 2017 7-8:30pm

Coinciding with the premiere of their new commissions in exhibition at Jerwood Space, this screening event showcases previous film works by Jerwood/FVU Awards winners Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek. Introduced by James Gormley, current Jerwood Visual Arts Writer in Residence.

James Gormley is London based writer and artist. He began writing in 2014 following his completion of an MA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London the previous year. His critical and contextual texts have appeared in a number of artist publications, and he is a frequent contributor to thisistomorrow. In March 2016 he was awarded the Art & Culture Volume XII Criticism Prize.

Admission

This event is free to attend. Booking is required via Eventbrite

Website

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/screening-patrick-hough-and-lawrence-lek-tickets-32815816992

Patrick Hough, And If In A Thousand Years, 2017. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another. Image courtesy the artist

Patrick Hough in conversation with Lucy Reynolds

  • 24 April 2017 7-8pm

Patrick Hough discusses And If In A Thousand Years, commissioned as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another, and his wider practice, with writer, curator and artist, Lucy Reynolds.

Lucy Reynolds has lectured and been published extensively, most particularly focused on questions around moving image, feminism, political space and collective practice. She is Senior Lecturer and researcher in the department of Media, Arts and Design at Westminster University. Her articles have appeared in a range of journals such as Afterall, the Moving Image Review and Art Journal, Screen, Screendance, Art Agenda and Millennium Film Journal, and she has curated exhibitions and film programmes for a range of institutions nationally and internationally. As an artist, her films and installations have been presented in galleries and cinemas internationally, and her ongoing sound work A Feminist Chorus has been heard at the Glasgow International Festival, Wysing Arts Centre and most recently as a European Chorus for the No Fun without EU arts event, Vyner Street. She is currently editing an anthology on women artists, feminism and the moving Image, for publication in 2018.

Where

The Cinema Museum
2 Dugard Way
Lambeth
London
SE11 4TH

Admission

This event is free to attend. Booking is required via Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/patrick-hough-in-conversation-with-lucy-reynolds-tickets-32816078775

Patrick Hough, And If In A Thousand Years, 2017. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another. Image courtesy the artist

SLAM Fridays late opening

  • 28 April 2017 5-8pm

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another will be open until 8pm as part of SLAM Fridays, the late night opening of galleries in South London on the last Friday of every month.

For a full programme visit the South London Art Map website:
http://www.southlondonartmap.com/

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/events/slam-fridays-late-opening-5/

Patrick Hough, And If In A Thousand Years, 2017. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017: Neither One Thing or Another. Image courtesy the artist.

Artist Talk and Screening: Jerwood/FVU Awards: Neither One Thing or Another

  • 10 May 2017 From 6:30pm

Two new commissions by the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017 winners, Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek, will tour at a series of screening events nationwide. The tour reaches Phoenix, Leicester, on 10 May and will include a talk by artist Patrick Hough.

These ambitious works employ pioneering, conceptually fitting technologies to examine the steadily blurring line between the real and the artificial. In Geomancer, Lek harnesses his trademark – the building blocks of computer gaming technology – to set the stage for an awakening of artificial intelligence. Hough’s work And If In A Thousand Years takes us to the Californian desert, where the landscape was filmed and digitally scanned using LiDAR, to host a Hollywood-inspired merging of authenticity and replica. Both films delve between definitions of consciousness, and in the process invite us to look again at what we think we know and see.

Booking information coming soon. Visit the Leicester Phoenix website for more information.

Where

Phoenix Cinema
4 Midland Street
Leicester
LE1 1TG

Admission

Booking information coming soon. Visit the Leicester Phoenix website for more information: http://www.phoenix.org.uk

Website

http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/events/artist-talk-screening-jerwoodfvu-awards-neither-one-thing-another-phoenix-leicester/

Jerwood Visual Arts
Jerwood Space
171 Union Street
London
Greater London
SE1 0LN
England

Website

www.jerwoodvisualarts.org

E-mail

jva@jerwoodspace.co.uk

jva@jerwoodspace.co.uk

Telephone

020 7654 0171

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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