image from Loss and Transience exhibition

Moving Image lecturer curates exhibition of moving image artworks and films from India in Taiwan, with online screenings for international audiences

Dr Lucía Imaz King, a curator and filmmaker who also produces video installation artworks and paintings, is participating in Loss & Transience, an exhibition bringing a selection of works in documentary film and artists’ video by ten contemporary artists/filmmakers living and working in India today, including artists of Indian heritage based internationally.

The films are linked by their protagonists’ state of transience at key moments within the films providing numerous insights into how day-to-day realities are being catalysed to affect change, but also to reflect on present political and environmental concerns.Collectively the films are examples of rendering new worlds through improvisation which cannot exist ‘in the real world’; an approach that is re-constructive and playful; allowing for adaptation to the challenges of the environment whilst critically questioning our role within it.

When and where:

Find a list of events on the Vision Mix website.

Online screening programme at videoclub (UK):

19 to 27 March 2021

Short films and video artworks by:

Ranbir Singh Kaleka, Gigi Scaria, Mochu, Avijit Mukul Kishore, and Ranu Mukherjee

Films will be accessible with a password on a rolling programme for 24 hours per day.

Join link for online screenings:

Webinar 1:

20 March

11am-1pm (GMT) / 7-9pm (Taiwan) / 4.30-6.30pm (India)

Introduction to the exhibition, Loss & Transience, by Curators, Lucía Imaz King, Rashmi Sawhney and Jamie Wyld, followed by an artist’s talk by Gigi Scaria, with the curators and public interaction.

Join link for Webinar 1, videoclub:

Webinar 2:

27 March

11am-1pm (GMT) / 7-9pm (Taiwan) / 4.30-6.30pm (India)

Introduction to the exhibition, Loss & Transience, with Curators, Zoe Yeh, Lucía Imaz King & Rashmi Sawhney, followed by a talk between filmmaker Avijit Mukul Kishore and visual artist Nilima Sheikh, on their collaboration for the film, Garden of Forgotten Snow, about the practice of Nilima Sheikh.

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For all film screenings and installations to be viewed in the Hong-gah Museum, please see:

About Lucia:

Lucia has an extensive track record of self-authored and collaborative projects produced in India and across Europe. Her curatorial work is particularly focused on artists working in South Asia. Her PhD (obtained from SOAS) and current research explore the methodologies of contemporary documentary and artist-filmmaking in India (1991 to the present); its historical legacies and production contexts. Since 2014, she founded and directs the transnational artists’ network, VisionMix

Find out about studying Moving Image BA(Hons) at Brighton.

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