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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards events programme

Alongside Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2020, a programme of events will take place. The programme includes an exciting range of artist talks, a series of tours with Photoworks and Jerwood curators and a professional development workshop.

Jerwood Lates, Exhibition Tour, 31 January

© Theo Simpson, Beech and Baches sculpture, 2017

Join us for an exhibition tour with Shoair Mavlian, Director, Photoworks, to gain insights into the works, processes and curatorial decisions behind the exhibition.

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In Conversation: Silvia Rosi and Zak Ové, 17 February

© Silvia Rosi, Self Portrait As My Mother In School Uniform, 2019

Join artist Silvia Rosi as she discusses her commission for Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2020 with artist Zak Ové.

This event, part of Jerwood’s In Conversation, series has been developed in collaboration with the artists featured in the exhibition and will provide an insight into the ideas and processes behind the works in the exhibition.

The conversation will last for approximately 45 minutes, followed by an opportunity to ask questions. The exhibition will be open before the event for an opportunity to view the works.

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Professional Development in Practice, 22 February

© Hydar Dewachi

Photoworks present a day workshop for early-career artists offering guidance and practical tips, the event will be led by curator and researcher Rose Lejeune alongside communications specialist and writer Nicola Jeffs who will start the day off with a workshop on writing for and about your practice.

This will be followed by Amanda Gray, (partner) and Ana Yiannikas (legal assistant) from Art Law, Mishcon de Reya LLP, who will be discussing how to navigate the art market, setting up best business practices from the outset and protecting the artist’s ongoing legacy. As specialists in the field of art law, they will provide you with an overview of areas ranging from contract law, reputation to royalties.

The workshop will finish off with a talk from artist Lorenzo Vitturi on ways to sustain your artistic practice drawing on his own professional experience.

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In Conversation: Theo Simpson and Dominic Bell, 24 February

© Theo Simpson, 17, 2019

Join artist Theo Simpson as he discusses his commission for  Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2020 with gallerist Dominic Bell.

The conversation will last for approximately 45 minutes, followed by an opportunity to ask questions. The exhibition will be open before the event for an opportunity to view the works.

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Exhibition Tour, 2 March

© Silvia Rosi, Self Portrait as my Father, 2019

Join Head of Visual Arts at Jerwood Arts, Harriet Cooper for an exhibition tour of Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2020 to gain insight into the works, processes and curatorial decisions behind the exhibition.

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