Critical Forum Cork is a discussion group for filmmakers, artists, critics and curators who have an investment in the future of the moving image. It is a space for criticality and debate in a mutually supportive environment and in dialogue Critical Forum groups in Dublin and across the UK.
Critical Forum Cork takes place every two months at The Glucksman Gallery on UCC campus in Cork City, and is supported by LUX and aemi, a platform that supports & exhibits artist and experimental moving image in Ireland.
Each meeting consists of two separate presentations by two members of the group and/or invited artists and involves discussion of films and moving image work by other artists with reference to texts where relevant. The focus of these sessions will always be on group discussion.
Critical Forum members must be willing to commit to the group for a period of one year. If you are a filmmaker, artist, critic or curator and would like to be a part of the Critical Forum please send an expression of interest including a short (less than 100 words) description of your practice and links to websites where relevant to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday January 31st, 2020.
aemi is a Dublin-based initiative that supports and regularly exhibits moving image works by artists and experimental filmmakers. A key objective is to develop audiences for artists’ moving image in Ireland through regular, curated programmes of both Irish and international work with the intention of contributing to critical discourse around a wide range of practices in this area.