OPEN16 Moving Image

Phoenix Brighton: OPEN16 Hub

1–30 October

Thurs 11:00–19:00
Wed–Sun 11:00–17:00

Shortlisted artists:
Caroline Douglas, Matilda Harding-Kemp, Sara Hibbert, Maria Kapajeva, Alyona Larionova, Elena Kollatou & Leonidas Toumpanos, Amak Mahmoodian, Paul Simon Richards, Toby Smith, Sam Williams and Kyle Zeto. 

BPF OPEN16 Moving Image is a new open submission opportunity for early-career lens-based artists and photographers selected by a panel of professionals.
Brighton Photo Fringe recognises that many artists and photographers now work with both still and moving images and move fluidly from one to the other. These different media require different viewing conditions. Eleven moving image works less than ten minutes long are screened continuously.

From the transportation of rare metals to sublime and technological landscapes; from Playboy in Braille to Latvian traditional singing, these films give an intriguing cross-section of contemporary moving image work.

OPEN16 Moving Image selection panel
— Sarah Beddington, Artist and Filmmaker
— Peter Bonnell, Senior Curator, Quad, Derby
— Emma Critchley, Artist working in photography, film and installation
— Matthew Noel-Tod, Artist and Course Leader Moving Image at University of Brighton

Read an interview with OPEN16 Moving Image artists Amak Mahmoodian and Maria Kapajeva by BPF16 Trainee Curator Ruby Rees-Sheridan here.

Funding from Arts Council England and Brighton & Hove City Council through Grants for the Arts and Brighton.

(image: Still from Shenasnameh ©Amak Mahmoodian 2016)

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