HOME Artist Film Weekender 2022

Our annual celebration of the wild and wonderful world of artist film returns with a packed weekend of screenings, talks, and workshops.

The seventh edition of the HOME Artist Film Weekender is inspired by the idea of worldbuilding – highlighting artists that envision alternate futures, build speculative worlds, and expand our imagination of the possible.

Join us on this cinematic journey – imagining utopic gender-fluid futures and human-plant hybrid communities with Maryna Makarenko; exploring the interweaved worlds of spirits and science in the collaborative films of Chu-Li Shewring & Adam Gutch; speculating on gender, reproduction and technology in the sci-fi inspired work of Pedro Neves Marques; and travelling beyond the stagnant fiction of a singular capitalist future to the queer, comical, and cosmic wonderlands presented in Destination: Other Worlds.

We will kick off the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2022 with Cinema Paradiso, an opening night celebration of short films, live performances, and sound installations, hosted at Paradise Works in Salford.

Curated by Jamie Allan and Alice Wilde.

Image credit: Working to Beat the Devil, dir. Chu-Li Shewring & Adam Gutch, 2014

Tickets for the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2022 are priced at:

  • Full £6.50
  • Concs £5
  • Day Pass £10

Previously in this season

Pedro Neves Marques: Screening & Artist Talk

Join us for a screening and discussion with Portuguese visual artist, filmmaker, and writer Pedro Neves Marques who will present their new work Becoming Male…

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Destination: Other Worlds

Ghosts to AI, mermaids to musicals, digital animation to Super 8 – this programme of artist’s shorts centre speculation, imagination, and dreaming as key strategies,…

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Maryna Makarenko: Parallel Fictions & Ethereal Realities

From the crumbling remains of Soviet nuclear dreams, to a liquid planet where gender is as fluid as the waters, the work of Maryna Makarenko…

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Chu-Li Shewring & Adam Gutch: Worlds Within Worlds

Science becomes fiction, mysterious creatures haunt the living, and buildings sing of lost futures in the experimental documentaries of artist duo Chu-Li Shewring and Adam…

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Cinema Paradiso: Film Programme at Paradise Works

Our opening night celebration of the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2022 returns to Paradise Works, with an evening of experimental film, expanded cinema and live…

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