Join Artist and filmmaker Simon Aeppli for an evening for exploring his current projects and wider artistic practice. 

Simon Aeppli is an artist working predominantly with video, creating work that uses personal and subjective forms of documentary and essay film, and includes photography, notebooks, observational material, literary and poetic texts and anecdotes and chance encounters with local people.

His latest short film, This Was Told to Me, is a personal essay film set in the once notorious 'Bandit Country' of South Armagh, Northern Ireland and explores themes of memory, identity, love, loss and exile. The film combines photographs, video, text and sound materials to create a road movie that melds documentary and narrative, past and present.

Simon exhibited his EDEN film series, made between 2004 – 2016 at FORMAT17.


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