Date(s) - 14/02/2020 - 07/06/2020
Crawford Art Gallery
Artists’ Film International (AFI), established by the Whitechapel Gallery, London in 2008, includes 22 global partners. It brings together recent moving image works by artists nominated by each venue which are presented over the course of a year in each of the 22 institutions.
For 2020, the theme of the AFI programme is ‘Language’ and, for its inaugural participation, Crawford Art Gallery has invited Irish artist Ailbhe Ní Bhriain to present her film Inscriptions (One Here Now) (2018) during the programme.
The films in the AFI 2020 programme are selected by:
Ballroom Marfa, Texas | Belgrade Cultural Centre
Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm | CCA – Centre for Contemporary Art, Vilnius
Centre for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan, Kabul
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork | Fundacion PRÓA, Buenos Aires
GAMeC, Bergamo | Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Hanoi DOCLAB | Istanbul Modern
Friends of IZIKO South African National Gallery, Cape Town
KWM artcentre, Beijing
Mahera and Mohammad Abu Ghazaleh Foundation, Amman
Moscow Museum of Modern Art | Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin | Para Site, Hong Kong;
Project 88, Mumbai | Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø
Whitechapel Gallery, London | The Whitworth, University of Manchester
Each month the films selected are shown in a looped format. The 22 films will be screened, in two parts, across the year from 14 February to 7 June and 2 October to 23 January 2021.
Image: Still from Ailbhe Ní Bhriain ‘Inscriptions (One Here Now)’, Single channel film, 2018. Image courtesy the artist & domobaal gallery, London