Katie Davies: The Lawes of the Marches (2015)

Katie Davies: The Lawes of the Marches (2015)

Single Screen 16 minutes

In 2015 artist in residence with Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival  Katie Davies spent six months filming hundreds of personal stories of participants involved in the Common Ridings, all along the border of England and Scotland.

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Gender, arts and farming

Here Berwick Visual Arts and Newcastle Universities Centre for Rural Economy and Institute for Creative Arts Practice artist in residence Joanne Coates has been exploring reasons for gender bias in agriculture as part of her residency. Although the Covid-19 lockdown has put a pause on some of her work, here she highlights how feminism and women’s leadership are viewed in farming and further afield.

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Farmer Izzy by Joanne Coates