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 4 November - 8 December 2020

Bryony Dunne, Killing the Messengers

with an introductory text by Suzanne Walsh

aemi is thrilled to present Killing the Messengers by Irish filmmaker Bryony Dunne as the fourth in its current series of online screenings. Completed earlier this year, Killing the Messengers combines ancient mythology and modern ornithology to focus on birds as omens, as trackers of climate degradation, pollution and habitat loss. Set on the Greek island of Antikythera where thousands of migratory birds rest and refuel before continuing their journeys across the Mediterranean Sea, Killing the Messengers focuses in part on a team of scientists interested in using birds as ‘exceptional indexes for tracking environmental risk factors’....

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