Maeve Brennan in conversation with Peter Taylor

Jerwood/FVU Awards 2018: Unintended Consequences Private View, April 2018. Supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Film and Video Umbrella. Image: Hydar Dewachi

Maeve Brennan discusses Listening in the Dark, commissioned as part of Jerwood/FVU Awards 2018: Unintended Consequences, with Peter Taylor.

Peter Taylor is the Director of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival. Previously based in Rotterdam, he was a programmer at International Film Festival Rotterdam between 2006-2016, and curated over 300 film programmes and performances at WORM, the city’s self-styled Institute for Avant Garde-istic Recreation. Additional recent activities include: a research-based residency at AIR Berlin Alexanderplatz, a guest programme for the inaugural PLASTIK, Ireland’s festival of artists’ moving image (2015); and Opacities, a series of screenings and discursive workshops curated with Kathryn Elkin for Collective, Edinburgh (2016). In October 2017 he presented The Elastic Now a film programme curated with Philip Widmann and Ulrich Ziemons at Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst, Berlin.

The Jerwood/FVU Awards are a collaboration between Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Film and Video Umbrella. FVU is supported by Arts Council England