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Webber London

Webber London
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London W1T 1PE

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Webber Gallery
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE
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Webber New York

Webber New York
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Webber New York | Agent

Salary: Upon Application

Start Date: Immediate

Contact: newyork@webberrepresents.com

This position requires a dynamic, creative and passionate individual with industry experience. Artist relations, development and production are central to this role, applicants should have strong existing industry contacts. The role will involve working closely with Senior Agent/Producers and company Directors not only to execute exceptional artist management and shoot production but further develop our social initiatives that are in line with our broader philanthropic outlook.

WEBBER, founded in 2001, with offices in London, LA and New York, is about creation and collaboration – through our artists, our talented team, artistic integrity and promoting pioneering work. We offer unique and comprehensive 360-degree artist management and are looking to positively disrupt and expand our position within the US market.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Working closely with company Directors to maintain exceptional career management for all artists
  • Generating new business through new and established contacts
  • Managing artist and client relations respectfully and positively day-to-day
  • Ability to strategise and execute artist career management
  • Creating engaging and exciting marketing strategies
  • Budget management
  • Overseeing and approving European marketing strategy and targets inc PDF’s, Treatments etc

Qualifications/Skills

  • At least 5 years industry experience
  • Experienced and confident at creating new leads, negotiation and closing deals
  • Proven track record on how to market artist’s delivering global reputation and revenue growth
  • Strong industry global contacts
  • Knowledge and understanding of shoot production
  • Familiarity of standard rates and usages
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Keen interest photography, media and the arts
  • Personable and approachable with natural ability to develop strong relations with artists and clients
  • Able to prioritise effectively
  • Extremely organised and detail oriented
  • Enthusiastic and upbeat.
Webber

Zora J Murff At No Point In Between 04.11.21–14.01.22

Zora J Murff, At No Point In Between
04.11.21–14.01.22

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Zora J Murff | At No Point In Between

Webber Gallery

4 November 2021 - 14 January 2022

Weaving the realities of being both participant and archiver, Zora J Murff’s practice is rooted in the social commentary of white supremacy and its impact on the lives of Black people in America, including his own. Using previous experiences in psychology and social work, alongside a nuanced visual language combining archives, portraiture, and autobiographical accounts, Murff confronts America’s uncomfortable relationship with power, privilege, violence, and race and examines the complicity of the individual and the image in creating and maintaining racial hierarchy.

Following its success at the 2020 Rencontres D’Arles, Webber gallery presents Murff’s acclaimed series At No Point In Between for the first time in the UK. Questioning racial and cultural constructs, the exhibition visualizes the individuals and social environment of the historic Black neighbourhood of North Omaha, Nebraska; a place profoundly determined by systemic racism and abhorrent crimes including the lynching of Will Brown in 1919, the assassination of Vivian Strong in 1969 and recent videos of police violence disseminated via social media.

At No Point In Between is accompanied by a presentation of work at Paris Photo, featuring works from Murff's new series American Mother, American Father, and the launch of Murff’s anticipated new publication, True Colors (or, Affirmations in a Crisis), an incisive, autobiographical retelling of the struggles and epiphanies of a young Black artist, published by Aperture. An exhibition of Murff’s work will be on view in New York, as part of the Next Step Award, a joint collaboration between Aperture and Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York, with the generous support of 7G Foundation. In 2020, Zora J Murff was the first artist to receive the award, which aims to identify strong emerging or evolving voices whose work deserves greater recognition.

Zora J Murff will host a presentation of his work as part of Paris Photo's public program on Thursday 11 November at 15.30, and a book signing with Aperture on Friday 12 November.