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Artists’ Film International (AFI)


Artists’ Film International (AFI), established by the Whitechapel

Gallery, London in 2008, includes 22 global partners. It brings

together recent moving image works by artists nominated by

each venue which are presented over the course of a year in each

of the 22 institutions.

For 2020, the theme of the AFI programme is ‘Language’ and, for its

inaugural participation, Crawford Art Gallery has invited Irish artist

Ailbhe Ní Bhriain to present her film Inscriptions (One Here Now)

(2018) during the programme.

The films in the AFI 2020 programme are selected by:

Ballroom Marfa, Texas | Belgrade Cultural Centre

Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm | CCA – Centre for Contemporary Art, Vilnius

Centre for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan, Kabul

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork | Fundacion PRÓA, Buenos Aires

GAMeC, Bergamo | Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Hanoi DOCLAB | Istanbul Modern

Friends of IZIKO South African National Gallery, Cape Town

KWM artcentre, Beijing

Mahera and Mohammad Abu Ghazaleh Foundation, Amman

Moscow Museum of Modern Art | Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin | Para Site, Hong Kong;

Project 88, Mumbai | Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø

Whitechapel Gallery, London | The Whitworth, University of Manchester

Each month the films selected are shown in a looped format.

The 22 films will be screened, in two parts, across the year from

14 February to 7 June and 2 October to 23 January 2021.

Installation view of Ailbhe Ní Bhriain Inscriptions (One Here Now), at Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, 2019. Photo: Jed Niezgoda. Image courtesy the artist & domobaal gallery, London

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