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