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SFF2021 bios

Festival Curators

Dave Griffiths is a UK artist working with film, video and photography. His recent research has reinvented archival microfilm as a medium for deep-time stories about troubled places. He teaches at Manchester School of Art, UK.

Nora Foster is Senior Editor, Content at Frieze where she has worked across five international art fairs and year-round publishing activities since 2014. Previously she worked at the Swedenborg Society and the Mercury Music Prize.

Festival Producer

Jacob Cartwright is a film-maker whose work has been shown at international festivals including Documenta (Madrid), The New York Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival. Commissioned projects include Headlands Center for the Arts (San Francisco) and The National Trust (UK).

Festival Social Media

Rebekka Cartwright runs Social Media for the Swedenborg Society. She has worked in cinema, gallery and theatre administration at numerous UK venues including The Lowry (Manchester), HOME (formerly the Cornerhouse) and The National Theatre (London).

Festival Director

Stephen McNeilly is the Executive/Museum Director of the Swedenborg Society. He set up the SFF in 2010 and has taught at numerous UK Universities including the University College of Arts (Canterbury) and the University of Arts London.