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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/Producer

Salary: Upon Application

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.

Relationship building, an understanding of production, and creative strategy are all central to this role as you collaboratively manage artists' projects for global brands with efficiency, criticality and in good-humor.

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

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage all aspects of artist projects from client liaison, estimating and negotiating contracts, on-set production and handling external production companies
  • Oversee mid-large scale production budgets and wrap/bill jobs
  • Actively contribute new business leads and contacts for artists and WEBBER
  • Contribute to the strategy and career management of artists
  • Manage artist calendars, complex schedules, option artist teams and production vendors
  • Confidently create partnerships that align with our desire for an equitable community
  • Create marketing materials inc PDF’s, Treatments
  • Inspire and empower our small, but growing team
  • Be proactive with lens-based events through promotion and attendance
  • Be aware of and actively meet creative talent
  • Be cognizant and proactive about how we can make productions an accessible space
  • Ability to be flexible across office tasks

Please send cover letter and resume to: newyork@webberrepresents.com

Apply by May 20th for full consideration




New York | Production Assistant

Salary: Upon Application

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 organized 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 organizations that share our drive in creating a more diverse, just and accountable future.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ·

  • Reviewing creative briefs and briefing in Artists on the upcoming projects
  • Manage options and negotiate rates on all necessary resources (i.e. assistants, EQ, transport, HMU, props, etc.)
  • Be cognizant and proactive about how we can make productions an accessible space
  • Be mindful of diversity and representation of all voices when hiring crew for a job.
  • Bring energy, humor, levity and collaboration to the fast-paced and creative team environment.
  • Manage budgets from start to finish, and assist Producer in reconciling each job.
  • Track deadlines and ensure they are met – from pre-pro, through post production.
  • Work with internal and external production teams in a collaborative and professional manner.
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under deadline pressure.
  • 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.


Apply by May 2nd for full consideration.

Please send cover letter and resume to: newyork@webberrepresents.com


Webber

Mel Bles, Islands
19.10–25.11.17

Beginning as a simple exploration of images as two- dimensional objects, Mel Bles’ Islands, evolved into a rhythmic meditation on line, form, light and shape. The curves and crevices of bodies echo the rippling slopes of sand dunes, and close-up pro les steeped in shadow mirror the rolling drama of cloud formations arching across the sky. The continuous presence of lines thread the images in Islands together, painted purposefully across Bles’ nude models to trace their shapes and movements, subtly recalling the body and performance art of the 1970s. There are glimpses of gestures and hands, faces and expressions, but most often the people we see become mere bodies – sculptural gures enfolded into the images in the same way all other organic forms are, malleable matter to be used and reused. Eclipsing in and out of the shadows, these bodies appear as fragmented parts; islands of their own.

Journeying through an array of classical photographic tropes – light and dark, shadows and mirrors, the female nude, the still life and the landscape – Bles conflates each tradition she encounters into her own process, and transforms it. With a belief that an image can be graphic without being ‘hard’, she makes images that probe how to imbue a photograph with intimacy and softness – studies on femininity and form away from any sexual or romantic connotations.

While some images maintain a stark photographic clarity in what the artist calls their ‘purest form’, others are fed through an intuitive process of alteration – revisited, reprinted, rephotographed on an iPhone, taken to a scanner, or upturned – and their surface textures are interrupted, stretched and warped in dreamlike and surreal ways.

An island is both the image of isolation and the stuff of fantasy too. Bles is our meandering narrator, figuring out how our bodies slot into the world around us, lone or entwined. Less personal and more geographic, Islands is an abstract mapping of land, the site of the body and the planes of photographic surfaces. Binding illusory glimpses of natural phenomena and the human form, Islands presents the first forays into Bles’ own quiet, earthly cosmology.