Andrew Black, 'A Vision of Hell', Contextual Screening
Thu 16 February 2023
'The Clouds', Patrick Keiller, (1989). Courtesy of the artist and the BFI.
Andrew Black, recipient of the 2021 Margaret Tait Award, presents ‘A Vision of Hell’, a contextual screening bringing together references that have shaped the development of his award commission, ‘On Clogger Lane’ (2023). The screening includes a selection of short films and mini-documentaries which touch on themes of surveillance, protest and land ownership.
Established in 2010, the Margaret Tait Award is a LUX Scotland commission delivered in partnership with Glasgow Film, supported by The National Lottery through Creative Scotland. Inspired by the pioneering Orcadian filmmaker and poet Margaret Tait (1918 – 99), the award recognises experimental and innovative artists working with the moving image, offering a unique avenue of commissioning and production support and providing a high-profile platform to exhibit newly commissioned work. ‘On Clogger Lane’ will permiere at Glasgow Film Theatre on 21 February, tickets are free, booking via the LUX Scotland website.
Disarming Grandmothers, Episode 2, ‘a terrorist but not a violent terrorist’, Claire Pope, 2012, 3 min 41 sec
‘The Clouds’, Patrick Keiller, 1989, 20 mins
Disarming Grandmothers, Episode 23, ‘criminally insane… ordinary people’, Claire Pope, 2012, 2 min 15 secs
‘Don’t Trust Men With Balls’, Vera Media, 1996/7, 16 mins
Disarming Grandmothers, Episode 29 ‘Nothing to do with Safety or Security’, Claire Pope, 2012, 2 mins 42 sec
Total running time: 44 mins
The screening is captioned. Captions by Collective Text.
Thematic content notes:
Police violence, discussion of misogyny.