Between 23rd and 30th September 2022, we will be welcoming Hannah Broughton as part of the 2022 Professional Development Residency Awards (PDRA), a joint partnership between NN Contemporary Art and the University of Northampton. The PDRA initiative is intended to support emerging artists with a focus on providing skills and networks to enhance employability in the region.
You can register for free to attend a preview event of Hannah’s work in progress on Friday 30th September between 5pm and 7pm. Upon registration, you will receive details on how to get to our temporary project space at Vulcan Works.
About the Artist
Hannah completed her BA (Hons) Fine Art degree in June 2022. She was an NN Associate in 2021 and part of The Collective Vision, through which she co-curated Revolt. Revive Rekindle – a showcase of works by artists local to Northamptonshire. Hannah received NN Contemporary Art’s NN Prize of £500 kindly donated by Winkworth Properties Northampton.
Hannah’s work is an investigation into the boundaries of a mould: a vessel that may or may not withstand the pressure of the materials setting within it. The objects prised from the receptacle are either ambiguous or structural depending on the container used. The work is a record of the moulding processes conducted and speaks inherently to its visual identity of pressure, weight, volume, mass and compression.
About the Professional Development Residency Awards
The Professional Development Residency Awards are a joint partnership between NN Contemporary Art and the University of Northampton. Both organisations are passionately committed to making Northampton a culturally rich place in which to live, study, and visit. Their common objectives are creative research in art and design, public and community engagement, local growth and regeneration and skills development, enterprise, and employment. The new PDRA initiative is the latest scheme to emerge from the partnership and is intended to support emergent artists with a focus on providing skills and networks to enhance employability in the region.
The PDRA award is aimed at participants who are seeking to develop careers in the cultural sector and offers recipients valuable experience in working with NN Contemporary Art, which is an Arts Council England (ACE) accredited National Portfolio Organisation (NPO). Award winners have the opportunity to work with NN professionals to showcase their work to audiences to receive feedback on their practice and gain mentoring toward future career aspirations.
Throughout their residencies, the awarded students have the opportunity to provide engagement with the team of Curators and Education specialists, work and experiment in the project space as well as exhibit their work during public-facing event.
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