Alberta Whittle’s creative practice is motivated by the desire to manifest self-compassion and collective care as key methods in battling anti-blackness. She choreographs interactive installations, using film, sculpture and performance as site-specific artworks in public and private spaces. Her winning proposal features a new moving-image work, informed by the writings of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick and an interest in connecting gothic imaginaries and fear of contagion with moral panic as it relates to colonialism and xenophobia.
The commission will premiere on Thursday 8 October at 5pm, with an invitation-only screening at Forma HQ, and will simultaneously become available to watch online on frieze.com/artistaward. Additional public screenings will take place at Forma HQ from October 9–16, 12–5pm with advance registration essential.
Please visit https://forma.org.uk/projects/reset/ to book tickets for the public screenings, 9-16 October, at Forma HQ at Forma Arts and Media, Peveril House, London, SE1 4TD
Frieze Viewing Room, hosting Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2020 editions, opens Friday 9 to Sunday 16 October 2020, with Preview Days on 7–8 October.
Registration is open here.