Film Screening | aemi and The Model: Signals and Circuits

Film Screening | aemi and The Model: Signals and Circuits


12/08/2021 - 10/10/2021    


The Model
The Mall, Co. Sligo, Sligo

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aemi is beyond delighted that audiences can experience our current touring programme in person at The Model in Sligo. ‘Signals & Circuits’ is screening in the gallery’s new space dedicated to the exhibition of artist and experimental film.

‘Signals & Circuits’ is a programme of contemporary moving image works by Irish and international artists Jenny Brady (IE), Jussi Eerola (FI), Laura Fitzgerald (IE), John Smith (UK), Deborah Stratman (USA) and Yoga For The Eyes (IE).

Taking the ‘circuit’, with all of its possible meanings, as a conceptual framework, the programme purposefully complicates interconnected ideas relating to communication, travel and technology, highlighting films in which intimate or ordinarily private thoughts are vocalised and acts of speaking or mis/over-hearing, particularly in recorded form, take on significances other than those originally intended. This gives rise in several instances to concerns about illicit societal control and surveillance but ultimately ‘Signals & Circuits’ emphasises the political and cultural value of speaking out, either to express an inner voice or strengthen the power of collective struggle.

‘Signals & Circuits’ film info:
Jussi Eerola, Blue Honda Civic, 2020, 11 min, Finland
Laura Fitzgerald, P45, 2017, 16:10 min, Ireland
Michelle Doyle, Eva Richardson-McCrea & Cóilín O’Connell with Jenn Moore, Yoga For The Eyes, 2018, 24:12, Ireland
John Smith, A State of Grace, 2019, 3:23 min, UK
Deborah Stratman, Hacked Circuit, 2014, 15:08 min, U.S.A.
Jenny Brady, Receiver, 2019, 14:36 min, Ireland

Free entry and no booking required, more info on opening hours via The Model‘s website

More info on the ‘Signals & Circuits’ tour is available here

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