And What It Became Is Not What It Is Now, – Public Programme

7 September – 9 November 2019


And What It Became Is Not What It Is Now, is an exhibition with Joaquín Aras, María Agustina Fernández Raggio and Paola Monzillo; a public programme and publication with Federica Bueti, Jen Calleja, Paul Eastwood, Kim McAleese, Helen Nisbet, Lorraine Ryan and Sophie Williamson. Curated by Louise Hobson.

And What It Became Is Not What It Is Now, PUBLIC PROGRAMME 

 – And what it became is not what it is now, Opening & Publication Launch
Friday 6 September, 6 – 9pm 

Snuff 1976 Screening + Q&A with Joaquín Aras at the Electric Cinema
Wednesday 11 September, 6 – 8pm (Book your free ticket via our website) 

In Snuff 1976 Aras remakes the entire soundtrack to the Northern American low budget film Snuff, produced in Argentina. A two channel video, Snuff plays through one channel and the process of remaking the soundtrack in the other. 

Creative Translation Workshop with writer & literary translator Jen Calleja
Saturday 28 September, 1 – 4pm (Email us to book your free place) 

An experimental and accessible translation workshop exploring the approaches of a literary translator. No knowledge of languages other than English is necessary. 

We are both invisible, a discussion with curator Sophie J Williamson
Saturday 12 October, 3 – 5pm 

An afternoon of readings, artist films and conversation exploring the murky, slippery space of communication and translation between the self and the other. 

Memory as a contestatory force, a talk with Dr Lorraine Ryan
Thursday 17 October, 6pm – 7pm 

Lorraine Ryan will share her research on collective memory and the modes through which dominant memory is disrupted or resisted and counter-memories emerge. 

– Dyfodiaith Screening + Q&A with Paul Eastwood
Friday 1 November, 6pm – 7pm 

In Dyfodiaith, Eastwood explores the constructs of language, notions of otherness and the potential of multilingualism through a future-past language.