Spike Island

The Artists’ Feature Film with Dan Kidner


Saturday 16 September 2017, 10am–5pm


£40/£30 concessions, booking essential

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A study day with curator and writer Dan Kidner exploring the artists’ feature film and its relation to other histories of experimental narrative film and video.

Drawing on his own recent writing and exhibition projects Kidner will lead an introductory seminar session with participants, screen a number of films and chair a roundtable discussion with leading artist filmmakers and theorists, including Ben Rivers, Margaret Salmon, Erika Balsom and current Spike Island exhibiting artist Maeve Brennan.

The day ends with a special public screening of Margaret Salmon’s Eglantine (2016).

Book your place £40 full price / £30 concessions*

Tickets to the screening of Margaret Salmon’s Eglantine are included in this study day price.

Full schedule coming soon.

*Please note: the £35 concessions price detailed in our summer brochure is incorrect

Dan Kidner

Dan Kidner is a curator and writer. He was the Director of Picture This, Bristol from 2011 to 2013, and Director of City Projects, London from 2004 to 2011. His books include, with Petra Bauer, Working Together: British Film Collectives in the 1970s (2013) and with George Clark and James Richards, A Detour Around Infermental (2011). He most recently curated the exhibitions The Inoperative Community, Raven Row (3 December 2015 to 14 February 2016) and Rozdzielona Wspólnota (The Inoperative Community II), Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland (20 May to 28 August 2016).