Published: 23 September 2019
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FESTIVAL 2020: PROGRAMMING TEAM
Alchemy Film & Arts is delighted to announce the Programming Team for the tenth edition of Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (30 April – 30 May 2020). Together with Alchemy’s Creative Director Michael Pattison and Production Director Rachael Disbury, the Programming Team will curate the film programme of next year’s festival.
FESTIVAL 2020: OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
We will be advertising and recruiting for three other festival roles from mid-October, including Production Associate (to start January 2020), Communications Assistant (to start February 2020), and Print Traffic Coordinator (to start March 2020). Fuller details regarding these posts will be in our October newsletter.
NEW EXHIBITION: KAREL DOING’S ‘BOG MYRTLE AND FLAMETHROWERS’
Our next exhibition, Bog Myrtle and Flamethrowers by Alchemy’s recent artist in residence Karel Doing, runs 28 September – 11 October 2019 at 53 High Street, Hawick. Join us for an exhibition preview and artist Q&A at 6pm, Friday 27 September.
NEW PROJECTS: ‘SITDOWN’ AND ‘READ MORE’
Alchemy announces two new projects: Sitdown
is a new series of artist interviews published to complement upcoming exhibitions and events, while Read More
is an ongoing project designed to encourage additional engagement with its exhibitions and events. Ahead of his new exhibition, you can read Karel Doing’s Sitdown
and his Read More contribution here
TOURING PROGRAMME: ‘ON THE MOVE’
On the Move, the first self-curated touring programme of experimental film by the Scottish Borders-based Moving Image Makers Collective, will have its next screening at Newcastle’s Star and Shadow Cinema, 7.30pm on 4 October.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES: NEW CHAIR, NEW SECRETARY
Alchemy’s Board of Trustees has elected Sue Briggs as its new Chair, following the departure of Keith Alexander after nine years as a much-valued Trustee. Sue succeeds Keith having previously been Alchemy’s Secretary, and is succeeded in her role as Secretary by Karen Gateson. Alchemy warmly welcomes Sue and Karen to their new roles, and pays sincere thanks to Keith, who played an integral role in the organisation’s development, vision and growth between 2010 and 2019.