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Lucy Cash, Mark Jeffery

Winterage: Last Milk

Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 21:0 | Royaume-Uni | 2021

The thousand-year history of a farm in rural Doveridge, Derbyshire, UK, entangles with the singular life of queer Chicago-based artist, Mark Jeffery. Parsing the vernacular of Mark’s East Midlands childhood - hedge-laying, tending to cattle and land – within the vocabulary of expanded choreography, Winterage: Last Milk considers the film image itself as a collaborator as well as a material akin to fabric or clay. Returning to his childhood home in December 2019 to memorialise personal loss, and extending his body via the wearable sculptures of Grace Duval, Mark’s choreography brings forward the mineral and animal in all of us within a film composition that considers connections between place, language, loss and movement.

Mark Jeffery and Lucy Cash Mark and Lucy are both former members of Goat Island performance (Chicago) which is where they began collaborating. Mark Jeffery is a Chicago-based queer performance/installation artist, curator and Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mark co - founded ATOM-r in 2012 a performance / technology group where he is a choreographer, and performer in the company. He is the organizer of IN>TIME, a Tri Annual performance festival hosted by multiple venues in Chicago. Mark was a former member of the internationally renowned Goat Island Performance Group from 1996 - 2009. Glasgow-based Lucy Cash in an interdisciplinary artist working within and through choreographic processes, and across form. Her commissioned work often involves social exchange and has taken place in galleries, museums, libraries, housing estates, on water and in the air. Her projects evolve ideas of collective practice which nurture interconnectedness between human and more than human, and across disciplines. Lucy has received funding and commissions from the BFI; Arts Council England; Creative Scotland; Gulbenkian Trust; BBC and Channel 4. Her works on film and video draw on choreography & movement to reveal the systems and patterns of the subjects considered and have shown in both cinema & installation contexts and in galleries including Sophiensaele and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Hyde Park Art Center; Cultural Center and Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, USA; Zahoor ul Akhal Gallery, Lahore, India; Bonington Gallery, Nottingham; Tramway, Glasgow and Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Modern, Siobhan Davies Studios, and the Natural History Museum, London, UK.