Visions in The Nunnery is an annual exhibition and series of events showcasing international moving image work by both emerging and established artists. It is curated by Tessa Garland and Cinzia Cremona, with the support of young artists Rebecca Savage and Valentina Ferrandes.
Conceived in 2001 by Marcel Baettig (director of Bow Arts Trust) and Chris Meigh-Andrews (artist and director of EDAU at the University of Central Lancashire), Visions in the Nunnery takes place at The Nunnery Gallery in London. It has become a pivotal event in the in the moving image calendar with the annual open call drawing submissions from around the world. In addition to the exhibition, Visions in The Nunnery includes a programme of special screenings and events.
At the heart of Visions in the Nunnery is a desire to create a living network of artists and resources. Our website archives a selection of works from the last three years and tracks our collaborations with guest curators including Tracey Warr and Myriam Blundell.
Opening event: Friday 1st October 6 - 9.30pm
Critical Forum: Sunday 3rd October 2-4pm
‘Moving Mountains – do moving image practices change the world?’ A panel discussion investigating how moving images mediate and affect our relationship with the world we live in.
Late night opening : Thursday 7th October 7-9pm
(as part of the First Thursdays scheme)
Film screening ‘Place Memory II’: Saturday 9th October 2-5pm
A special event curated by south-west based arts collective, Mezzanine (www.mezz.info). Ideas around memory, and it’s association with place, will be explored during this afternoon of films, performance and drawing
Performance in The Nunnery 'Move Me': Saturday 16th October 6.30-10.30pm
An exciting evening of performance and performance-related screen-based work curated by Cinzia Cremona, including a performance by special guest, Franko B.
Exhibition continues: 2nd - 17th October
Gallery open: Friday - Sunday 1pm to 5pm
Exhibition and event entry is free.
The Nunnery, 181 Bow Rd, London, E3 2SJ (nearest tube Bow Road, nearest DLR Bow Church)