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Join us at BALTIC for an evening of films selected by artist Ingrid Pollard, specially chosen for their exploration of landscapes and history in urban and rural settings represented on screen in UK and Black American film. The screening will be introduced by Pollard, currently exhibiting in the group show BALTIC Artists’ Award 2019, and includes a rare chance to see filmmaker Julie Dash’s highly influential first feature, Daughters of the Dust.
Join artist Ashley Holmes for a live presentation of his work Good To Us, developed out of a written adaption of Dope, a poem by American writer, music critic and poet, Amiri Baraka.
John Akomfrah discusses his exhibition Ballasts of Memory, the ideas and research behind his recent work Precarity, as well as his practice and career, with BALTIC Curator Alessandro Vincentelli.
This lively evening explores gender through queer performance and screenings by celebrated local and national artists. BALTIC is Curious' triple bill includes Lazlo Pearlman’s Dance Me To the End Of Love, Amy Bell’s TOMBO(Y)LA and Drag Syndrome, an underground drag event performed by drag queens and kings with Down’s syndrome.
This evening of contemporary South Asian film shorts about freedom, desire and resistance includes documentary and narrative fiction and is curated by Bobby Tiwana. Followed by a post-screening discussion with industry contributors.