Zealous Stories: Print winner, Angelica Trimble-Yanu, was born and raised in Oakland, California and is an enrolled member of the Oglála Lakȟóta Nation. Angelica's interdisciplinary approach explores the nuanced concepts of identity, ancestral memory, sacred homeland, and traditional narrative.
Zealous Stories: Digital Art winner, Nigel Goldsmith, is a visual artist focusing on environmental issues and the Anthropocene. Goldsmiths' mesmerising videos explore the worst impacts of our linear economy, which often take place out of sight, over the horizon or below the surface.
Zealous Stories: Performance winner, M. Lohrum, is an artist based in London and currently working across video, drawing and performance. Her practice is defined as performative drawing, inspired by the uncertain and changeable nature of both our social context and artistic creation.
This year, Zealous celebrates its 10th Anniversary. In recognition of this momentous occasion, we've interviewed founder and CEO, Guy Armitage, to find out more about the company's past, present and future.
Ten years have gone by quickly, and we are still learning. After a decade of building Zealous, we thought we should share some of our top lessons.
Zealous Stories, Sculpture winner, Svetlana Ochkovskay lives and works in Portsmouth, UK. Her practice explores ideas of identity, belonging and otherness: encouraging new perceptions of the world by taking the audience to a visual other.
Having a clear and compelling artist statement is essential for grant applications, exhibitions, open calls and residency submissions. To ensure you communicate what matters, we’ve compiled a quick and easy guide to help you tackle the daunting task of putting words to your practice.
"If I had been born at the top of my street, behind the corrugated-iron border, I would have been British." Zealous Stories: Photography winner, Toby binder, has been documenting the daily life of teenagers in British working-class communities for more than a decade. His winning series is a compelling exploration of young people in Northern Ireland, who often suffer the same problems, undeterred by which side of the border they reside.