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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

New York | Agent

Salary: Upon Application

Start Date: Immediate

At WEBBER we want to invite people who will grow with us as we expand our endeavours in the contemporary art and photo world, which is why this role relies on an individual that exercises genuine collaboration in the creative industry. Since artist relations, development and production are paramount, our agents are required to have strong existing industry relationships and awareness of the systemic changes necessary to creating pioneering work. You would be working with our Senior Agents/Producers and Company Directors to not only establish exceptional artist management and set production, but further develop our belief in empowering artists who challenge their respective mediums.

For details please contact: newyork@webberrepresents.com



London | Gallery Manager

Salary: Upon Application

Start Date: Immediate

Email CV and cover letter to: info@webber.gallery

WEBBER are seeking a dynamic, collaborative, creative individual to join the team as Gallery Manager, as the gallery expands operations in 2022.

Working with the Directors the role will guide and deliver an annual program of WEBBER’s exhibitions, talks, events and international fairs, manage sales and relationships with collectors, museums and curators and provide strategic support for our growing artist roster. 2022 will be an exciting year for WEBBER as it launches new Editions, explores US expansion and continues to develop its international partnerships with publishers, charities, and London’s diverse arts community. Role responsibilities would include:

  • Annual programming of exhibitions and events
  • Operational responsibility for the gallery premises and logistics, including gallery inventory
  • Sales management and prospection
  • Financial reporting and cost management
  • Artist development and representation, with a strong emphasis on international museums, publishers and cultural institutions
  • Management of WEBBER’s international fair presence
  • Marketing responsibility including management of the gallery’s digital platforms & social media
  • Press management and outreach
  • Event management
  • Identifying new talent


WEBBER are passionate about supporting artists and fostering positive change in the arts industry, and through a variety of partnerships we participate in a range of community and charity collaborations that complement our inclusivity objectives.

The ideal candidate will be someone who shares WEBBER’s ethos and interest in supporting a more accessible and democratic approach to the contemporary art and photo community. WEBBER is an equal opportunities employer and especially welcomes applications from underrepresented communities. You will have:

  • Approx 5 years’ experience across programming, artist management and sales
  • International network including collectors, curators, museums & publishers
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong curatorial eye for detail
  • Committed member of the photographic arts community
  • Interest in emerging and diverse talent



Webber

Chris Rhodes Hotel Mermaid Club 14.11.19–13.03.20

Chris Rhodes, Hotel Mermaid Club
14.11.19–13.03.20

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Chris Rhodes | Hotel Mermaid Club
14th November - 20th December 2019

Hotel Mermaid Club is a book of still life photographs drawing its focus on the “self-made landscapes” that invisible personas create among their own culture and surroundings. Although portraiture in a traditional sense is not present, the book finds its humanity in its narrative, the spaces we occupy and objects so ordinary they escape our attention: a bus seat, a towel, a coat rack, a tomato. 

Set within the mundane world, fleeting moments are given a second chance for consideration, a chance to appreciate simple habits, imperfections or accidental aesthetics. By finding the greatest joy in the humblest form, texture and detail. Daily life is interrupted on each page: clashing colours, primary forms and tender composition cohabit within the pages of Hotel Mermaid Club.

This book is an object of objects, a book of scenes that you too have seen. In its finished form it is a modest creation, capturing cultural encounters during a series of international journeys over the last 7 years from across 8 countries.

“I approach photography free of concepts, capturing my surroundings instinctively. I allow a narrative to develop through ‘self-made landscapes’ – never planned, never constructed, no scene altered, everything merely as is, harvested and collected as it were a cabinet of curiosity. The photographs are born from a discovery of a place, stepping into the unknown. 

Light guides the curation of the mundane and trivial, in order to achieve a collection of visions that deserve time for contemplation. My photographic process has sprung from unexpected journeys. Circumstances led me to travel extensively and while doing so I found my eye attracted to daily scenes: wandering with a compact camera, I naturally developed a new documentary approach which much differed from my early practice of dead-pan landscapes. It was without any expectations or notion of project that I recorded images ranging from anonymous figures, to domestic interiors and street debris. All to reveal the passage of time and circulation of people throughout the world.” - Chris Rhodes.


For press and print enquiries email: info@webber.gallery

Publisher : RVB BOOKS
21.6 x 27cm
Printed linen hard back 112 pages
59 colour photographs
ISBN 979-10-90306-90-5 

Webber Gallery
18 Newman Street
London
W1T 1PE