As a prologue to Industry @ Tallinn & Baltic Event Kai Art Center host Artists’ Film International in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery.
The program will kick off on Friday, November 22nd and showcase different approaches to working with moving image, featuring artists’ films by Patrick Hough, Mari-Leen Kiipli and Kristina Norman, followed by a roundtable discussion moderated by Emily Butler (Whitechapel Gallery). The films on the show on that evening include: Fish That Swallows the Earth / Particles That Dance in the Sunrays, Mari-Leen Kiipli (2018), Bring Back My Fire Gods, Kristina Norman (2018), And If In a Thousand Years, Patrick Hough (2017).
Saturday session includes a program of recent artists moving images focusing on the subject of truth with an introduction by Whitechapel Gallery curator Emily Butler. Estonian program is curated by Ingel Vaikla (Kai Art Center). The films on the show include: One Moonless Night, Pelin Kirca (2016), Machine Matter, Munem Wasif (2017), I’m Talking to you, Elena Mazzi (2016), Shadowland, John Skoog (2014), Life is Like, Ørjan Amundsen (2015), Blind Spot, Taavi Talve (2016) and Our Word Our Bond, Ivar Veermäe (2017)
Artists’ Film International (AFI) is a unique international collaborative project featuring film, video and animation from around the world. Established by the Whitechapel Gallery (London) in 2008, AFI includes 19 global partner organizations. AFI at Kai Art Center is part of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019 program.
Artists Films International at Kai Art Center
Kai Art Centre /Peetri 12, Tallinn, Estonia
22 November 18.00 – 20.30
Whitechapel Gallery, Kai Art Center & Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival presents: Artists’ Films launch event and roundtable discussion
Cinematic cocktails and afterparty by KaiF
23 November 13.00 – 14.30
‘Truth on Screen’: Artists’ Film International and Estonian artists’ film showcase