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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

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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

Steve Harries, Photo London
08.09–12.09.21

Steve Harries | Octopus

Photo London, stand G15, 8 - 12 September 2021

In Octopus, British artist Steve Harries explores the strength and fragility of our global environment, adopting his signature still-life approach to capture detailed geological studies and epic glacial landscapes.

“As a photographer, the mountains evoke such curiosity and inspiration. Their texture, formation and silhouette. Their age and history. Over the last 10 years I have recorded a portfolio of their form and geology from around the world. Subjects which were all studied in isolation and often clash and collide. But sometimes talk to each other with a quiet synergy.”

Photographed over a decade and in multiple locations spanning Austria, Italy, Canada and Chile, Harries’ initially sought to capture an instinctual visual response to our natural surroundings; one of respect, appreciation and admiration. Yet on reading the poem ‘An Octopus’ by Marianne Moore (1924), Harries describes how his pictures took on a new meaning.

“My pictures felt immediately understood in series. Her words speak so perfectly of this landscape. The beauty, presence, strength and power. The changing perceptions and wider influence on the natural world. She has enabled me to combine and choreograph this catalogue of images, dissecting and layering with a blissful randomness that felt alien before.”

“Relentless accuracy is the nature of this octopus with its capacity for fact.
Creeping slowly as with meditated stealth,
its arms seeming to approach from all directions..”

“the lightning flashing at its base,

rain falling in the valleys, and snow falling on the peak—

the glassy octopus symetrically pointed,

its claw cut by the avalanche

"with a sound like the crack of a rifle,

in a curtain of powdered snow launched like a waterfall.”

In 1924 Moore too observed a sense of constant change; the movement of texture and form through light and time. Her words now have a new resonance with the glacier’s forced fragility in our modern times.