Jerwood Writer in Residence 2015

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The Writer in Residence programme provides valuable, paid, publishing opportunities online and in print for outstanding arts writers. It invites resident writers to engage with the programme as they choose and with the aim of publishing thoughts and essays that open up wider contextual debate surrounding the issues and themes explored through Jerwood Visual Arts projects. This writing provides featured artists with much-valued critical reflection and context on their work and exhibitions.

Alice Butler

Alice responded to two exhibitions, the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2015: ‘What Will They See of Me’ (11 March – 26 April 2015) and Jerwood Encounters: 3-Phase (13 May – 21 June 2015).

Alice Butler is a writer and editor based in London. Her writing has been published in a wide range of publications including frieze, Cabinet and E.R.O.S Journal, and she contributed the catalogue essay to the What Will They See of Me? exhibition at Jerwood Space, March 2013. She is arts and culture editor of the online magazine Review 31. In September this year she is due to start a PhD on the performance of confession in experimental women’s writing.

Elinor Morgan

Elinor responded to two exhibitions, Jerwood Encounters: The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage (16 January – 22 February 2015), and Jerwood Makers Open 2015.

Elinor Morgan is a writer and curator based in Birmingham, UK. Elinor has published numerous essays and interviews and regularly contributes reviews to Art Monthly. She is currently curating Gowlett Peaks and is ESP Programmer at Eastside Projects where she runs the gallery’s associate membership and public programme. Prior to this Elinor was Artists and Programmes Curator at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge and Chair of the Committee at Outpost, Norwich.