Every Friday a new film, nominated by a different arts organisation each week, will be exhibited alongside some specially created content which further explores the ideas and themes in the work.
Check the GHT Bedside the Sea: Summer Screenings page on our website each week to see the newest instalment. https://godshousetower.org.uk/event/summerscreenings/
Friday 3rd – Friday 10th July
Bivalvia: Act I by Yu Araki, nominated by videoclub
Mixing fact and fiction, Yu Araki explores the culture, structure, stories and symbolism associated with European flat oyster shells that he first discovered whilst walking along a beach in the Galician region of Spain.
videoclub is a platform for contemporary artists’ film, video and moving image based in Brighton.
Friday 10th – Friday 17th July
Offshore (Gallivant) by Andrew Kötting, nominated by Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network
Starting in the pitch-black early hours of a September morning, this film follows a 14hr 17min cross-channel relay swim that the artist made with his brothers and friends. The attempt was witnessed by writer Iain Sinclair and is narrated by the artist’s daughter, Eden Kötting.
Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network supports London-based artists working in moving image in all its forms.
Friday 17th – Friday 24th July
Undersea Adventure by the Shadowlight Artists Associates, presented by Film Oxford
The Shadowlight Artists are a collective of seven artists with learning disabilities based in Oxford. Undersea Adventure is an animated film in which the artists travel to the bottom of the ocean in a submarine seeking lost treasure.
Film Oxford is a film & creative arts charity which has been providing training and activities for over 30 years.