5 April – 5 June 2016
Eva & Franco Mattes’ work explores the ethical and moral issues around the web. Dark Content Episodes 1, 2, 3 (2015) is a series of videos about Internet content moderators, an invisible army responsible for removing ‘offensive’ material from websites.
Purgatory (2010) by Tor Jørgen van Eijk offers a series of videos where the camera records its own image, exploring how the apparatus of analogue video generates visual feedback.
Artists’ Film International is a collaborative project established by the Whitechapel Gallery in 2008, featuring film, video and animation from around the world. A partnership between 16 global partner organisations, the programme brings together recent works which are presented over the course of a year in each venue.
Eva & Franco Mattes were selected for Artists’ Film International by GAMeC in Bergamo, Italy. Tor Jørgen van Eijk was selected by Tromsø Kunstforening in Tromsø, Norway.
The Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Belgrade
Video-Forum (n.b.k.), Berlin
Fundacion PRÓA, Buenos Aires
Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
Centre for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan, Kabul
Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, Texas
National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
Project 88, Mumbai
Cinemathèque de Tanger, Tangier
Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway
Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw