Nina Fischer, Maroan el Sani at MARTPosted in October 3rd, 2014 by Liam in Events, Exhibitions, Video
Last Wednesday saw the opening in MART of an exhibition of two video works by internationally respected Berlin based artists Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani.
At the exhibition opening. L->R: Ciara Scanlan, Matthew Nevin, Nina Fischer, Maroan el Sani, Barry Kehoe, Katharine Maurer.
Narita Field Trip, looks at how two Tokyo teenagers deal with the experience of encountering a farming community that is fighting against the expansion of Narita airport, a development that threatens to swallow and destroy their farms, homes, livelihood and community. (HD, colour, stereo, 30 min. 2010)
Spelling Dystopia, is a film that explores a community’s memory of the abandoned coal mining centre, Hashima Island, once the most densely populated place on earth, now known as the backdrop for teen horror movie Battle Royale and as a home for Bond villains. (HD,16:9, 2 channel video installation, colour, stereo, 17:25 min)
The exhibition is Curated by Barry Kehoe and continues daily 1-6pm (except Mondays) until October 26th. Admission free.