Anna Raczynski discusses her commission for Survey, The Movie Makers, with filmmaker and researcher, Ed Webb-Ingall. This event took place at Jerwood Space on Wednesday 21 November.
Anna Raczynski is an artist filmmaker who lives and works in East Lancashire. She received an MA in Intermedia from the University of Arts, Poznan, Poland (2013). Recent exhibitions and screenings include: Pendle Movie Maker, screening of workshop videos made with Collective-iz, Colne, Lancashire (2018); 14th Edition of the SURVIVAL Art Review, Wroclaw Poland (2016); Godzina Trzech Wiedz´m [Triple Witching Hour], Galeria Piekary, Poznan, Poland (2016); Forum Otwarcia MCK Nowy Teatr ULEGŁOS ´C ´//WOS ´CIEKŁOOS ´C ´// WOLNOS ´C ´ [Forum Opening of the Nowy Teatr International Cultural Centre SUBMISSION//RAGE// FREEDOM], Warsaw, Poland (2016). Raczynski received a Jerwood Visual Arts Artist Bursary (2017).
Ed Webb-Ingall is a filmmaker, researcher and writer. He recently completed a practice-based PhD at Royal Holloway University, where he carried out the first in-depth study of the history and practice of community video in the UK. He also runs the public programme for the London Community Video Archive, at Goldsmiths College, University of London. In 2017/2018 he presented iterations of his video project about Section 28, We Have Rather Been Invaded, at Ryerson, Toronto, Common Guild, Glasgow and Focal Point Gallery, Southend on Sea, as well as part of a national touring program called Staying Out:2018, funded by the Arts Council. He has also been commissioned by Invisible Dust to make a film with Scottish island communities, touring 10 Scottish venues in the highlands and Islands, including DCA, Dundee, throughout 2018/19. In autumn 2018, he will work with South London Gallery to carry out a new commission called The Archive is Political.