Enthusiast: Archive

Exhibition opening: Thursday 26th September 2013, 18:00-21:00 featuring an artist talk at 19:00-20:00
Exhibition open: Friday 27th – Sunday 29th September 2013, 12:00-17:00
Where: Stryx, Unit 13, Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS

Hosted by Stryx, PEA presents a specially-curated film programme from Enthusiast: Archive, a repository of films collected by artists Neil Cummings and Marysia Lewandowska. The films are the remnants of amateur film clubs in Poland under socialism, and have been extensively researched, restored and made available online.

The archive enables visitors to explore the generosity of the enthusiast, a generosity that reveals a range of interests and experiences generally invisible amongst the breathless flow of the State-sponsored, or professionally-mediated contemporary cinema of Poland. The archive is intended to stimulate interest and discussion into the nature of contemporary creative exchange, the function of public archives, and the future of the public domain.

For more information about the exhibition, please visit the PEA website here.

Pamela Pinski

Digbeth and Proud

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