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Webber London

Webber London
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE

+44 (0)20 7439 0678
london@webberrepresents.com

Webber Gallery
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE
info@webber.gallery

Webber New York

Webber New York
Roulston House, Suite 292
124 9th Street
Brooklyn
NY11215

+1 212 343 7491
newyork@webberrepresents.com

Careers

London | Agent

Salary: DOE

Start Date: Immediate

WEBBER is a thriving multidisciplinary agency and gallery that harmonizes creativity and collaboration with contemporary lens-based artists and clients. We offer exceptional career management, creative collaborations and full – service production with the worlds leading brands.

As we’re going through a period of re-imagination, we want to nurture a space that respectfully involves and empowers individuals who have been historically denied access within our industry.

Our London office is looking for an Agent to join our team. This position requires a dynamic, organised and passionate individual who can remain calm in our fast paced world. Artist relations, business development and an understanding of production are central to the role.

We believe in hosting a work environment that encourages transparency, honesty, and creativity through our passionate and organised team. Your time-management, leadership and negotiation skills are crucial as we build new partnerships with people and organisations that share our drive in creating a more diverse, just and accountable future.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with company Directors to maintain exceptional career management for our multidisciplinary roster
  • Generating new business through new and established contacts
  • Managing artist and client relations respectfully and positively day-to-day
  • Ability to strategize and execute artist career management
  • Create engaging and exciting marketing strategies and targets inc PDF’s, Treatments etc
  • Budget management

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 3-5 years working in a team with management experience
  • Able to create new leads, negotiate and close deals
  • An understanding of shoot production and logistics
  • Good with cost saving exercises and budgets
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Keen interest photography, music, film and the arts
  • Personable and approachable with natural ability to develop strong relations
  • Able to prioritize effectively
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Enthusiastic and upbeat


Please send cover letter and CV to sian@webberrepresents.com




London | Production Assistant

Salary: £25,000

Start Date: Immediate

WEBBER is a thriving multidisciplinary agency and gallery that harmonizes creativity and collaboration with contemporary lens-based artists and clients. As we’re going through a period of re-imagination, we want to nurture a space that respectfully involves and empowers individuals who have been historically denied access within our industry.

We’re a small team looking for a PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, someone with a focused, patient, and organised spirit. You will be working with our agents and producers on productions for a broad range of global brands, from fashion to technology, collaborating with clients and artists with levity and efficiency.

Your detail-oriented, self-motivated and community-driven skills are crucial as we build new partnerships with people and organisations that share our drive in creating a more diverse, just and accountable future.

Webber is a busy and evolving creative agency set to expand, with exceptional career growth potential.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with producers, agents and artists alike to ensure the best production experience possible.
  • Manage and assist all aspects of shoot production (i.e. budget, optioning assistants / EQ / transport / HMU, Props, scheduling, reconciliation, post production.
  • Finding effective budget solutions, negotiating rates with suppliers.
  • Manage budgets from start to finish and assist Producer in financially reconciling each job.
  • Track deadlines and ensure they are met, from pre- production through to post production
  • Work with internal and external production teams in a collaborative and professional manner
  • Maintain existing relationships and forge new relationships within the industry with collaborators, vendors and peers alike.
  • Building relations with artists and familiarity with their practice. Communicating & collaborating with Webber agents & senior producers to ensure projects run seamlessly for both artists and clients.
  • Manage, maintain, and update production kit and artists production bible whilst being mindful of diversity and representation of all voices when hiring crew for a job.
  • International Travel Coordination (booking artist & crew hotels, flights, cars, staying up to date on COVID guidelines, etc.).
  • Support team as needed with additional needs on-set.
  • Be conscious and proactive about how we can make productions an accessible space
  • Bring energy, levity, and collaboration to the fast-paced and creative team environment.
  • Answering office phone and being the first point of contact for the agency
  • Maintaining office organisation (i.e. ordering stationary supplies and equipment, helping maintain office cleanliness and ensuring the office and gallery are presentable)


Please apply for this role via Creative Access







Webber

Gabby Laurent Falling 10.06–19.06.21

Gabby Laurent, Falling
10.06–19.06.21

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Gabby Laurent | Falling

10 - 17 June 2021


A fall from grace, falling asleep, falling pregnant, falling in-line or falling apart: falling is an act both comic and tragic, full of loss and wilful abandon, an act repeated throughout our lives. Reflecting on personal situations of bereavement and new life, Gabby Laurent’s performed choreography of falling is a space for self-reflection, allowing her body to repeatedly give way to gravity and create a visual space to contemplate time, fate and circumstance.

What is it to fall? The idiomatic vocabulary Laurent draws on suggests a failure of some kind, a lack of control and composure, which we are led to believe is unwomanly and unbecoming. Drawing on the visual language of feminist and performative art practices, Falling explores an abandoning of self-control and embracing of fate. However, dig deeper and we discover there is a contradictory element to Laurent’s images; for if falling is essentially accidental, then Laurent’s subversive and intentional performances capture a moment of control, rather than the loss of it.

There is a striking sequence of photographs featuring the artist precariously rising from a set of starting blocks whilst heavily pregnant. There are the ubiquitous slipping socks on the stairs, and the dramatic fall from a bicycle. Other, smaller moments capture Laurent’s body in pure free-fall, suspended within a photographic web of grain and blur, liberated from the landscape. Different moments and gestures are reversed, intermeshed, repeated or contradicted within the staccato, broken sequences of the book, inviting us to consider our relationship to the different daily experiences that wash over us and elicit reactions – a flickering, Muybridge-esque procession of emotions and states of mind. Each gesture elicits the same viewer response – the sharp draw of breath when we witness a stranger fall in the street. But more than simply comical acts of failure, Laurent’s work equally represents a gesture of defiance, as the artist inevitably picks herself up and dusts herself off.

Book published by Loose Joints