Richard Whitby, The Lost Ones, 2019. Commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone. Installation view at Jerwood Space. Photo: Anna Arca
Two essays by Natasha Hoare, curator at Goldsmiths CCA, London, and Emily LaBarge, writer and tutor at Royal College of Art, London, responding to the films by Webb-Ellis and Richard Whitby, commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone.
Responding to the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone, William Davies examines how Brexit poses fundamental questions about the standing of experts and knowledge in society, and what kinds of alternative politics might arise where questions of belonging and recognition are elevated above those of progress and welfare.
Artist-duo Webb-Ellis discuss For The First Baby Born in Space, commissioned for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone, with writer, Emily LaBarge. This talk was programmed as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone exhibition, featuring two new moving-image commissions by Webb-Ellis and Richard Whitby.