22 August 2017 – 15 October 2017
Invocation (2015) by Desire Machine Collective, founded in 2004 by Sonal Jain (b. Shillong) and Mriganka Madhukaillya, (b. Jorhat), references the life of Hindu deity Krishna. Images of nature and masked figures performing silent rituals mingle with allusions to the supernatural. Serpent Rain (2016) by artist/filmmaker Arjuna Neuman and philosopher Denise Ferreira da Silva, explores the history of slavery and the Black Lives Matter movement in relation to time and the degradation of the natural world.
Desire Machine Collective is selected by Project 88. Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva by Ballroom Marfa.
Artists’ Film International celebrates moving image work selected by a global partnership of arts organisations. Each nominates an outstanding work from their region which is screened across each venue. Find out more.
Thu 7 Sep 2017, 6pm
This special event brings together artists and curators from across the globe to consider collaborative practices, explore how art can transcend national boundaries and discuss models of distribution for sharing local knowledge.