Q & A with De’Anne Crooks
Birmingham-based De’Anne Crooks was recently commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella (FVU) to produce a piece responding to the pandemic. ‘Great-ish: The Gaslighting of a Nation’ (2020) is a love letter to an unborn child which engages with the migrant experience and Britain as a spouse in a would-be toxic relationship. Annabel Clarke talks to her about her work.
Paying Artists Working Group: developing Exhibition Payment as a tool for resilience and diversity
The recently established Paying Artists Working Group met last month to decide on the steps needed to implement and develop a-n’s Exhibition Payment Guide over the next four years. a-n outline its plans and priorities.
Friction Arts shortlisted for new award
Birmingham-based Friction Arts are amongst those shortlisted for The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s new award celebrating the civic role of arts organisations in society during the pandemic.