aemi Online Event | Opportunities for Film Artists: Funding and Accessibility


aemi Online Event | Opportunities for Film Artists: Funding and Accessibility Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/01/2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm




A two-part online event for film artists looking at funding opportunities and approaches to access and the moving image.

The morning begins with an Arts Council Film Funding Clinic led by Fionnuala Sweeney and Audrey Keane of Arts Council Ireland, followed by a session with Dr. Sarah Hayden on access and the moving image (see Sarah Hayden’s biography below)

This online event will include live captions.

Free, each session will be available to watch through YouTube Live.

Register in advance on aemi’s website/ Eventbrite from Friday 14th January.

Biography, Sarah Hayden
Sarah Hayden is a writer and Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Culture at the University of Southampton. Since 2019, she has held AHRC Innovation Fellowships to lead “Voices in the Gallery”: a four-year research, curating and commissioning project exploring intersections of voice, text, art and access. In 2021, she co-organised (with Hannah Wallis) the Caption-Conscious Ecology programme at Nottingham Contemporary. In 2022, she will be working on an audio description project with LUX, curating an exhibition of new work by Liza Sylvestre for John Hansard Gallery, and co-leading (together with Hannah Wallis) a new British Art Network “Art of Captioning’ Research Group. Sarah is the author of the monograph, Curious Disciplines: Mina Loy and Avant-Garde Artisthood, and co-author with Paul Hegarty, of Peter Roehr–Field Pulsations. Recent publications on include essays on Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa for LUXChristopher Kulendran Thomas for Cultural PoliticsNancy Holt for Holt/Smithson FoundationJenny Brady for LUXliquid voice and sensorial sovereignty for b2o: boundary2 online, and a trio of experimental lecture-poems on Teacher Voices in video for SpamPlaza. Sarah is currently writing a book on voice in art for University of Minnesota Press.


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