In The Show Trial of Mark Kennedy & Mark Stone, artist Simon Farid interprets this unique story through video installation and live performance art. Television screens throughout the exhibition relay intimate interviews with Kennedy dressed both as himself and as Mark Stone alongside one another. The walls of the gallery are papered with newspaper articles methodically charting a legacy of one of the most fascinating deceptions in our collective memory
It’s as easy as signing your name but the support you’ll be giving to ongoing efforts in Haiti is insurmountable. Combating the widespread cholera that has rocked this already troubled island has become a number one priority, and now that it is clear the finger of blame should be directed at the United Nations, they are also a nation fighting for justice
Despite its jaunty title, You’ve Been Trumped is a serious piece of documentary film-making of high importance. At once a stirring, sickening portrait of the very worst side of capitalism, as well as a poignant image of a community in despair, Trumped follows the development of Donald Trump’s Trump International Golf Links Scotland, a massive golf and hotel complex on the North East coast of Scotland, and the furore generated by its construction. You may have seen tit-bits of the issue in the press, but this documentary gives a real, intensely human perspective
Aged 37, with one daughter and an adopted son, journalist Gessen learns that she has inherited a mutated gene from her mother, leaving her with a 40% chance of developing ovarian cancer and an 87% possibility of breast cancer in her lifetime...
‘Today, many things indicate that we are going through a transitional period, when it seems that something is on the way out and something else is painfully being born. It is as if something were crumbling, decaying and exhausting itself, while something else, still indistinct, were arising from the rubble.’ - Vaclav Havel