BFMAF’s popular series of seminars provide an informal space of communication between artists and audience. In 2018 Los Otros (John Torres and Shireen Seno), Lucy Clout and Sophia Al-Maria all participated in morning sessions, moderated by writer and curator Taylor Le Melle.

Seminar 21st Sep · 10:30 (90 mins)

Seminar: Lucy Clout

Berwick Visual Arts and BFMAF Artist in Residence Lucy Clout discusses Solvent Magazine, her new body of work produced in Berwick and exhibited in The Gymnasium, with Cubitt Curatorial Fellow and Cinenova working group member Louise Shelley and 2018 seminar leader Taylor Le Melle.

Seminar 22nd Sep · 10:30 (90 mins)

Seminar: Los Otros

In this seminar, Shireen Seno and John Torres will explore Los Otros’ history and the surrounding context and community of artists and filmmakers both in the Philippines and internationally. They will also discuss their working methods and strategies for production, and will be joined by Richard Bolisay, Viknesh Kobinthan and 2018 seminar leader Taylor Le Melle.

Seminar 23rd Sep · 10:30 (60 mins)

Seminar: Sophia Al-Maria

Sophia Al-Maria discusses her diverse practice—particularly the series of moving image works shown in the ‘Temporal Vertigo’ retrospective screening and The Magical State exhibition in The Magazine—with BFMAF associate programmer Herb Shellenberger and 2018 seminar leader Taylor Le Melle. Working at the intersection of cinema and contemporary art, Al-Maria’s practice occupies a singular space within the field of artists’ moving image.