Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin have received funding from Arts Council England, to make STATIC, a 360º video to be viewed on a VR headset, smart phone or tablet. Developed out of their previous collaboration, Messy Business, they are currently in residence at FuseBox, Wired Sussex, working with 360 technologist Michael Danks. Static has additional support from an a-n bursary, People United and Ideas Test. Throughout the project, their aim is to consult with domestic violence support groups in Kent and Sussex, testing the new video work with wider audiences in 2021. For more info on Instagram: @STATIC_messy or their a-n Blog
a-n Artists Bursary 2020
Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin have been awarded an a-n Artist Bursary, to develop new skills in making 360 video during a residency at FuseBox, Wired Sussex.
Leap then Look Podcast
New podcast series - 'interviews with artists working at the crossroads of contemporary art and education'.
Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin were interviewed by Bill Leslie and Lucy Cran for this new series of podcasts that 'aims to explore the rich and diverse contemporary practices of artists who choose to work in educational or participatory settings'. Available on Castbox: LEAP THEN LOOK
This new publication has been compiled by Maria Fukelman, for Collection Ciencias Del Arte. It includes an essay written by Dr Sally Mackay, with Sarah Cole, about NEST - a three-year project, led by Sarah, in a primary school in Basildon, made with artists, dancers and composers. The front cover is from the Airing Cupboard, a performance element developed by Mark Storor in this promenade one-day event.
Throughout 2019 Sarah project managed The Usual with artist Mark Storor and nine BA Fine Art students from Central Saint Martins, UAL, in the small seaside town of Jaywick. Funded by Essex Council. New work was planned for the summer of 2020 but is now under review due to Covid.
Mark Storor's work, made with local residents and photographer Stephen King, was installed on the weekend of 25 - 27 October 2019, with eight large images hung around the the exterior of Jaywick Martello Tower
The students work was shown around the town of Jaywick on Saturday 8th June 2019.
Some of the students went on to curate and install an exhibition in 2020, in the Windows Gallery at Granary Square, reflecting on their experience of making work in Jaywick. More info about the project with the students can be read here: https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/stories/i-might-not-be-the-same
The Usual - Photos: Stephen King