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Graeme Arnfield: The White Ship

Available to watch as part of Spit That Out 2021  until Tues 31 Aug.

The White Ship is a seascape film as historical re-enactment, imagining the potential conversations shared amongst the bored and exploited workers of Hastings who, for a week at the end of 1120AD, were enlisted to spend their nights shivering in the cold, scanning the foggy horizon, pondering an uncertain future as they waited for King Henry I’s “White Ship” to arrive – one of the earliest recorded shipwrecks.

Director
Graeme Arnfield is an artist filmmaker and curator who produces sensory essay films from found, often viscerally embodied, networked imagery. His films use methods of investigative storytelling to explore issues of circulation, spectatorship and history.

A brand new HOME Artist Film commission for Push Festival 2021