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ALONE WITH EMPIRE
October 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pmFree
1st – 17th of October 2018
Vestibules Art Space (Deanery Road side)
Bristol City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR
Opening times: 11am to 6pm (Excluding Weekends)
Duration: 15 minutes FREE ENTRY
IC Visual Lab warmly invites you to our upcoming installation Alone with Empire taking place at The Vestibules Art space (Deanery Road side), Bristol City Hall.
Running from the 1st – 17th of October, this installation provides a critical space to be alone with films from the British Empire and Commonwealth Collection, aiming to challenge the ways in which colonial film footage can be presented and experienced.
Embracing ‘chaos’ as a creative method to question how we understand historical narratives, the installation uses a digital interface to generate randomised film pieces presenting each visitor with their own unique sequence of colonial film footage. The resulting visual experiences will be catalogued by visitors using emotional keywording, and all the films generated will become part of a counter-archive, which will be hosted on a dedicated project website.
We are extremely thankful to Bristol Archives and the Arts Council of England for their ongoing support of this project, and are excited to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund will also be supporting Alone with Empire through its Sharing Heritage scheme.
Spaces are limited and booking is essential!
* PLEASE READ THE BOOKING INSTRUCTIONS ON THE EVENTBRITE PAGE.
This event is fully accessible