The Cambridge Betterment Society
Film Premier: An Artist’s View of World-Leading Cambridge Medical Research
A free film screening, featuring artists’ films responding to bio-medical research at the new Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre will take place at 7pm on Friday, 16th November 2018 at the Frank Lee Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital.
Cambridge based artist Harold Offeh has commissioned a group of artists to make a series of three films that bring observation, humour and alternative perspectives on the work of scientists and clinicians at the University of Cambridge’s new Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.
Each of the artists has established dialogues with individuals or small groups of researchers and clinicians concentrating on the ideas of ‘betterment’ and ‘care’. The artists include Harold Offeh, who works in a range of media including performance, video, photography, learning and social arts practice; Frederica Agbah, a Yorkshire born photographer and visual artist based in London, and artist collaborators, Jack Scott and Louis Jack Horton-Stephens who have worked together on several short film projects often taking a poetic and collage like approach to their subjects.
The Cambridge Betterment Society is part of the public art programme for the University of Cambridge’s new biomedical centre which has been led by Commission Projects and also includes a major new permanent commission by Dalziel and Scullion, which will be launched in 2019.