Francesca Blomfield and Archie Franks in conversation

Francesca Blomfield and Archie Franks in conversation with Jennifer Boyd and Sacha Craddock. An event as part of Jerwood Painting Fellowships 2016, supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Image: Hydar Dewachi
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Francesca Blomfield in conversation with Jennifer Boyd followed by Archie Franks in conversation with Sacha Craddock.

Sacha Craddock works at the forefront of contemporary art in the UK and internationally. She is co-founder of Bloomberg Space (curator from 2002-2011), Chair of the Board of New Contemporaries, co-founder of Artschool Palestine and Faculty member at British School at Rome. She is a Trustee of the Shelagh Cluett Trust and the Art House Foundation and Executive Committee Member of AICA. She is currently working on a publication about the changing attitudes to contemporary art in Britain, commissioned by Reaktion Books.

Jennifer Boyd is a writer based in London. Her writings move between theory and fiction, and her interests include emancipatory sensations, subversive politics, and the materiality of language. Her texts have been included in journals such as SALT. and After Us, and she has contributed to numerous projects and exhibitions nationally and internationally. She is currently Assistant Curator at Borough Road Gallery, where she has produced commissions by emerging practitioners working with text in response to a collection of paintings and drawings, and co-produced a residency with previous Jerwood Painting Fellowships recipient, Susan Sluglett. She has previously worked at British Council Visual Arts, Banner Repeater, and Gasworks, on commissions and residencies.