Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards 2013/14

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Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards 2013/14

The second edition of the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards is called What Will They See of Me? 

Artists are invited to apply online from Monday 20 May until 1 July 2013 at whatwilltheyseeofme.org.uk.

The selected artists will be awarded a bursary and commissioning fund totaling £56,000, as well as production support from Film and Video Umbrella and an exhibition at JVA at Jerwood Space, London.

The Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards are major new awards for moving-image artists in the first five years of beginning their practice, with a bursary and commissioning fund totaling £56,000. The awards are presented in partnership by Jerwood Visual Arts (JVA) and Film and Video Umbrella, and in association with CCA, Glasgow.

An expert panel will select four moving-image artists who will each be awarded a £4,000 bursary to develop pre-production proposals for significant new works and will be supported to take part in a group exhibition at JVA at Jerwood Space. During this exhibition, two of the four artists will be selected to receive a £20,000 commission and support from Film and Video Umbrella to develop their ideas into finished works which will premiere at JVA at Jerwood Space and will travel to CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow in 2015.

The selectors for the second edition of the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards are:

Ed Atkins, artist, previous recipient of the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards 2012/13
Steven Bode, Director, Film and Video Umbrella
Shonagh Manson, Director, Jerwood Charitable Foundation
Francis McKee, Director, CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
Catherine Wood, Curator of Contemporary Art & Performance, Tate Modern

This initiative occupies a distinctive place alongside other awards for contemporary moving-image artists. It aims to support outstanding young and emerging talents and focuses on practical, developmental support, in which the nurturing of ideas and expertise is consolidated by substantial production opportunities.

From 12 pm on Monday 20 May 2013 you will be able to make an application from this website

You will be asked for the following information:

  • Basic contact details. (You may apply as an individual or as a group)
  • To define how and when you consider the beginning of your artistic professional practice to be (150 words maximum).
  • An artist’s statement. You may choose to cover motifs or preoccupations in your practice, or to provide brief outlines of areas you are interested in exploring in the future. (500 words maximum)
  • A response or an area of interest within the Award’s curatorial brief. (500 words maximum)
  • Your education, exhibition, and award/residency history.
  • A maximum of 10 minutes of your moving image footage, via a single Youtube or Vimeo link.
  • Should you wish, up to 5 still images can also be supplied (entered into a single pdf document. Each image must be 20 cm on the shortest edge, at 180 dots per inch. Please include the details of each image on the page that contains the image.)
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