Selected stills from Jamie Crewe’s 2018 film Pastoral Drama, featured in Issue 31 alongside an interview with the artist.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR
JAMIE CREWE is a beautiful bronze figure with a polished cocotte’s head. They grew up in the Peak District and are now settled in Glasgow. They have presented several solo exhibitions, including ‘Solidarity & Love’, Humber Street Gallery, Hull, 2020; ‘Love & Solidarity’, Grand Union, Birmingham, 2020; ‘Pastoral Drama’, Tramway, Glasgow, 2018; ‘Female Executioner’, Gasworks, London, 2017; and ‘But what was most awful was a girl who was singing’, Transmission, Glasgow, 2016. Their work has also been presented as part of ‘British Art Show 9’ at various venues in Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Manchester, and Plymouth, as part of ‘I, I, I, I, I, I, I Kathy Acker’ at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; as part of the ‘KW Production Series’ at Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin; as part of the Glasgow International 2018 Director’s Programme in the group show ‘Cellular World’ at GoMA, Glasgow; and as part of the ‘Artists’ Moving Image Festival’, 2016 at Tramway, Glasgow. Jamie is currently working on a new commission in tandem with a research project at Edinburgh Law School, responding to the theme of identity deception and its history in Scots law.