Approaches to presenting moving image

Part of Aberdeen Programme

26 February 2022


A 16mm still shows a collage of two images. In the foreground is a cropped image of Disney character Scrooge McDuck. He has white feathers, an orange bill and large blue eyes. On the edge of his bill are a set of glasses. He is submerged in gold coins up to his shoulders. In the background is an abstracted image of overlapping purple, pink and grey coloured liquids.
Rehana Zaman. Alternative Economies. 2021. Image courtesy of the artist and LUX.

Join curator Myriam Mouflih and members of the LUX Scotland team for Approaches to presenting moving image. This workshop is part of LUX Scotland’s wider professional development programme for early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators. The programme includes workshops, screening and discussion events and is supported by Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding.

This workshop will reflect on different ways of presenting moving image work. Myriam will give a brief introduction to her curatorial practice, which bridges contemporary visual art and film programming. Participant discussion will focus on different contexts in which to screen work exploring ways of presenting and contextualising moving image work for audiences. The session will continue through short readings and discussions to consider working with different audiences in different contexts and formats, touching on both in-person and digital events.

The event will take place online and is open to those who are interested in learning about different approaches to presenting moving image work. We would expect that the group would include participants at an early stage of their career who would value learning new methods and developing their interests in a supported space led by an established curator. There are 15 spaces available and no prior experience of curating is expected.

Please note that the workshop is for participants based in Aberdeen who are no longer in full-time education.

About Myriam Mouflih

Myriam Mouflih is a film programmer, curator and occasional writer based in Glasgow, working across film and contemporary visual art. Myriam has programmed for festivals like Africa in Motion Film Festival and Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival and organisations such as South London Gallery, Pavilion (Leeds) and The Mosaic Rooms.

Participating in the workshop

As we encourage active participation in this workshop, we kindly ask that where possible, participants turn on their camera as they join the zoom call.

If you are unable to be present via video, please make this known to the host. You are welcome to contribute via audio-only or the chat box. If you are only able to observe, for whatever reason, please make this known to the host.

As this workshop is designed to be participatory, attendees who remain completely out of contact and do not communicate about how they prefer to contribute will be removed from the Zoom call. We do this to maintain a welcoming atmosphere and safe environment for all participants.

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This workshop is part of a wider professional development programme by LUX Scotland for early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators. The programme includes workshops, screening and discussion events and is supported by Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding.

Aberdeen City Council

Part of Aberdeen Programme

The LUX Scotland Aberdeen Programme aims to support early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators. The programme has run from since 2018 and has included job opportunities, workshops, screenings and online commissions. The programme was led by Project Manager Rachel Grant between 2021–24.

Supported by Aberdeen City Council Creative Funding, this continues our previous work to support, develop and promote artists’ moving image practices across Scotland, and builds on our work in the Aberdeen area, which began in 2018.

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