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 2 September - 6 October 2020

Fiona Marron, After Automation (2013, 34 mins)

with an introductory text by Jessica Foley

After Automation was initially created as part of a solo exhibition called ‘Co-location’ at Rua Red in 2013, accompanied by a publication by Seán O’Sullivan. The film identifies a fascinating crossover between science-fiction and global finance by focusing intently on American attorney Leo Melamed, chairman emeritus of CME Group (formerly Chicago Mercantile Exchange) and the unlikely author of The Tenth Planet, a novel which arguably set the wheels in motion for the world’s first futures electronic trading platform. aemi is thrilled to present After Automation on ‘aemi online’, considered anew through Jessica Foley’s introductory text...

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Next up:

Sibyl Montague, Profit and Loss (2013 - ongoing) I, II, III

Screening from 7th October with interview by Morgan Quaintance