Commissioning without compromise, Artangel is open to the most challenging ideas and responsive to the rapidly shifting ambitions and expectations of artists and audiences alike. Artangel incubates and delivers exceptional projects by outstanding contemporary artists.
The team at Artangel contributes to this by being open to new ideas, new partnerships, and new ways of doing things, and by working strategically we ensure that the full potential of all we do is realised.
The collection was launched in partnership with Tate in 2011 to increase public exposure to film and video installations commissioned by Artangel by creating partnerships with and opportunities for galleries, museums and festivals across the UK.
Over 25 moving image works – commissioned by Artangel since 1993 – are available for loan, free of charge, to publicly-funded UK museums and galleries. Since its launch in 2011, works from the Artangel Collection have been seen by over 2 million people in nearly 100 venues.
Notable large-scale moving image works and installations in the collection include Francis Alÿs – Seven Walks; Yael Bartana – Zamach (Assassination); Atom Egoyan – Steenbeckett; Douglas Gordon – Feature Film; Andy Holden – Natural Selection; Sejla Kameric / Anri Sala – 1395 Days without Red; Mike Kelley – Mobile Homestead; Dinh Q. Lê – The Colony; Tony Oursler – The Influence Machine.
Three new Artangel commissions, by Ayo Akingbade, Marcus Coates and Mika Rottenberg & Mahyad Tousi will enter the Artangel Collection in 2022.
Reporting to the Head of Production and working closely with the Director and Head of Digital, the Collection Curator role at Artangel focuses on creating opportunities to present film and video works from the Collection in galleries, museums and festivals across the UK. The role involves thinking strategically and creatively about the Collection, creating new partnerships, working collaboratively on the presentation, marketing and interpretation, and contributing to programming events.
The Collection Curator will also support Artangel’s Head of Digital in exploring the potential for new digital artworks to enter the Collection.
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