Serpentine Cinema: On Earth, Poison and Place

Peckhamplex Cinema, SE15 4ST

10 Dec 2018 - 6:30 PM

Serpentine Cinema: On Earth, Poison and Place

Tickets £4.99 from Peckhamplex

As part of the General Ecology project, and on the occasion of Pierre Huyghe’s exhibition, Serpentine Cinema presents a programme of artists’ films addressing machines, infrastructure and its impact on the biosphere and the environment. In part 2 of this screening series, on 10 December, artists reflect on toxicity and contagion in the landscape. 

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General Ecology is the galleries' long-term, ongoing commitment to complex systems, interspecies landscapes and environmental questions, which manifests through research, publications, exhibitions, study programmes, radio and events. 

Part 1 of this screening series, On Earth, Structure and Sadness, took place on 1 November at Peckhamplex, London. 

On Earth, Poison and Place is curated by Lucia Pietroiusti with Holly Shuttleworth and Kostas Stasinopoulos. Programmed in collaboration with Filipa Ramos, co-curator, The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish and advisor on the Serpentine's General Ecology project, as well as the advice of artist Matthew Burdis.

The Serpentine Cinema Autumn/Winter season is supported by Hannah Barry Gallery and Edward Campbell (Forth Arts, Australia)

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