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Announcing new remote working commissions

19th Nov 2020

Informed by our learning and new connections through this year, over the next few months we’re supporting seven artists and collectives based in St Helens, Liverpool, Leeds, and London, to develop new work through a series of remote commissions.

Artists are approaching this period of support from different stages of the process of making new work, from researching and exploring initial ideas through to creating and sharing specific elements of projects or full artworks. We are proud to be supporting an incredible group of artists with time and resources to think, create and share.

The supported artists are:

4 members of blink Dance theatre looking at the camera, stood in front of a black wall, wearing black T-shirts with the company logo on.

BLINK Dance Theatre

BLINK Dance Theatre are an 'original, inspiring and fresh' neurodiverse group of five artists who perform and facilitate together.

Person writing on face covering.

Youngsook Choi

Youngsook Choi is a London-based artist and researcher with a PhD in human geography. Youngsook’s practice relates to her subjective position as a woman, mother, and migrant of Korean Heritage, coming from a working-class background.

Jamal Gerald in front of a gold background, wearing a white linen shirt, a silk red cape and a metal halo, he has an afro comb in one hand and holding the other hand palm upwards in front of him.

Jamal Gerald

Jamal is an artist based in Leeds, UK. His work is conversational, socially conscious, a celebration of individuality and focuses on identity and lived experiences. Jamal mostly makes the type of work that he wants to see, with the aim of taking up space as a Black queer person.

Rudy Loewe

Rudy is a black, trans visual artist using drawing, painting, printmaking and self-publishing to engage in conversations about sociopolitical themes and histories.

Marjorie H Morgan smiling at the camera, this photo is up close and shot in black and white.
Marjorie H Morgan

Marjorie H Morgan

Marjorie H Morgan is an award-winning playwright, director and producer based in Liverpool. Her works explore the theme of ‘Home,’ in particular historic and contemporary migration stories, giving voice to those marginalised in British society.

An illustration of the collective with rat features.

Year of the Rat Collective

Year of the Rat Collective are a company of four graduates from the University Centre St Helens driven to make work that is bold, political and experimental.

Tammy Reynolds

Tammy Reynolds refuses to write in third person. I go on a stage and sing/dance/speak/scream/shout/eat my trauma. I sometimes make money from it. I’m sometimes Midgitte Bardot. I sometimes wear clothes. I’m always disabled. I’m always a dwarf.

We’ll be sharing news from these commissions as they develop and you can find out more about the artists over on our Collaborators page.

Lead image: Rudy Loewe, Now More Than Ever We Need To Take Care Of Each Other (2020), commissioned as part of Home Work