Core team: Andrea Luka Zimmerman

Andrea Luka Zimmerman


Andrea Luka Zimmerman is a Jarman Award winning artist, filmmaker and cultural activist whose multi layered practice calls for a profound re-imagining of the relationship between people, place and ecology.


Films include the Artangel-produced ‘Here for Life’ (2019) that won a Special Mention at Locarno Film Festival, ‘Erase and Forget’ (2017), premiering at the Berlin Film Festival and nominated for the Original Documentary Award, ‘Estate, a Reverie’ (2015) and ‘Taskafa, Stories of the Street’ (2013), written and voiced by the late John Berger. Selected exhibitions include ‘Art Class’ at METAL and LUX, ‘Shelter in Place’ at Esturary Festival, ‘Civil Rites’, the London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, ‘Common Ground’ at Spike Island, Bristol and ‘Real Estates’ at Peer Gallery. Andrea co-founded the cultural collectives Fugitive Images and Vision Machine. She co-edited the books ‘Estate’ and ‘Doorways: Women, Homelessness Trauma and Resistance’ and has published extended essays in Anthologies as well as open access platforms such as ‘Open Democracy’, ‘La Furia Umana’, ‘Another Gaze’, among others. Andrea grew up on a large council estate and left school at 16.