aemi (Alice Butler and Daniel Fitzpatrick)


Process | Event

Dates: 30 Oct - 04 Dec

Show Time: Various

Tickets: €6-8


Process | Event is a unique series of artist-led discursive screening events featuring Jenny Brady, Sarah Browne, Dennis McNulty and Tadhg O’Sullivan presented by aemi, an independent agency dedicated to the support and exhibition of artist & experimental moving image work.

As audiences we generally encounter a film or artwork after or at the point of its completion. Process | Event offers the rare opportunity to observe and engage with an artist’s thought process as it occurs, before the final form of what they are producing has been determined.

This programme comprises a series of collaborations between ‘aemi’ and four widely acclaimed Irish artists who work with the moving image. These events will be uniquely structured to give insight into the role of the artist or filmmaker as researcher, with each artist invited to select and present a screening programme that informs or reflects on ideas they are in the process of developing in relation to a new moving image work. The artists will adopt a variety of means to describe the relationship between the film works in the screening programme and their individual research processes, giving audiences the unique chance to respond to and participate in discussion led by the artists about their work.

Dates at Project Arts Centre

6pm, 30 October: Dennis McNulty
3.30pm, 10 November: Tadhg O’Sullivan
6pm, 20 November: Jenny Brady
6pm, 04 December: Sarah Browne

Process | Event will launch with an introductory screening programme curated by aemi on the role of artist as researcher. This screening will take place at the Irish Film Institute on October 20th at 12.30pm. For further details see and


Jenny Brady, Receiver, video still, 2018
Sarah Browne, Report to an Academy, video still, 2016
Dennis McNulty, I’m Getting Parts, video still 2016, installation view, TTOPOLOGY, VISUAL, Carlow, 2018
Tadhg O’Sullivan, Time & Distance Overcome, video still, 2018

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Dennis McNulty is an artist, music-maker and engineer. His work is informed by his
background in electronic music, his training as a structural engineer and his studies in
psychoacoustics (sound perception). McNulty works with a diverse range of media, often
employing custom built hardware and software to produce “AV works”, sculptural installation
and performance. He is artist in residence at CONNECT, Ireland’s research centre for future
networks and communications where he is an active member of the Orthogonal Methods

Tadhg O’Sullivan is a director-producer, editor and sound artist living in Ireland. His first
feature film Yximalloo (co-directed with Feargal Ward) won the Prix Premiere at FiD
Marseille in 2014. His second feature The Great Wall screened around the world, at festivals
including RIDM, MoMA Doc Fortnight, FiD Marseille and many others. His editing work
includes collaboration with Pat Collins on Song of Granite and Silence; with Feargal Ward on
The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid (which he also co-produced). His made his radio debut in
2017 with a piece for BBC Radio 3 about Chernobyl and life after humans. He received the
Arts Council of Ireland’s Film Bursary in 2015 and 2017.
He is currently making a film about the moon.

Jenny Brady is an artist based in Dublin, currently IMMA 1000 artist-in-residence at the Irish
Museum of Modern Art (2017-2018). Recent and future presentations include The L-Shape,
The Dock curated by Alice Butler; Its Origins are Indeterminate curated by Erik Martinson,
Whitechapel gallery, London; The Political Animal, The Showroom, London; Against Ordinary
Language by Sarah Browne, Tate Liverpool; As We May Think curated by Alice Butler, IFI,
Dublin; November Film Festival, Goldsmiths, London; Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival,
Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK; 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany; and
You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet, Beursschouwburg, Brussels and Videonale 15, Kunstmuseum,
Bonn; Roadkill (Irish Museum of Modern Art); Experimenta at BFI London Film Festival; EVA
International 2014 curated by Bassam El Baroni, Images Festival 2014. She is co-founder and co-curator of PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image.

Sarah Browne’s work concerned with non-verbal, bodily experiences of knowledge and
justice. This practice involves sculpture, film, performance and public projects. In winter
2018 she is artist-in-residence at iaspis, Stockholm.

aemi is supported by the Arts Council. Process | Event is made possible by the Arts Council through Arts Grant Funding.

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