aemi online

aemi online is an ongoing virtual exhibition space for new and existing moving image work by Irish and Ireland-based artists. Each work showcased through this platform will screen for a fixed duration and will be accompanied by a commissioned introductory text that will remain accessible after the run of the film has drawn to a close. Previous exhibitions and upcoming works will be listed on this page.

Screening 22 July - 1 September 2020

Frank Sweeney, All I believe happened there was vision (2020, 22 mins)

with an introductory text by Rebecca O'Dwyer

Frank Sweeney's film All I believe happened there was vision emerged from a period of research with the National Folklore Collection at UCD and incorporates both archival and shot material. Taking the form of a travelogue, the film seeks out a mythical Irish otherworld by way of the more overtly contemporary spaces that now, at least in part, define our image of the Irish nation state: data centres, housing projects and financial centres...

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Next up:

Fiona Marron, After Automation

Screening from 2nd September 2020 with an introductory text by Jessica Foley