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Still from A Brief History of Princess X Dir: Gabriel Abrantes with Francisco Ciprianni, 2016, 6 min

Tate Britain is delighted to host the launch of The Artists Cinema 2016, a unique project initiated by The Independent Cinema Office  (ICO) and LUX; bringing experimental artists’ film back into cinemas across the UK

This special preview presents five new artists’ films: Gabriel Abrantes (A Brief History of Princess X), Dora García (El helicóptero), Naeem Mohaiemen (Abu Ammar is Coming), Margaret Salmon (Bird), and Corin Sworn with Tony Romano (The Coat). The screenings will be followed by the artists in conversation with Ben Cook (LUX) and Adam Pugh (ICO). 


Corin Sworn with Tony Romano The Coat 2016, 6 min 21 sec

Margaret Salmon Bird 2016, 6 min 21 sec

Gabriel Abrantes with Francisco Ciprianni A Brief History of Princess X Portugal/ France 2016, 6 min

Naeem Mohaiemen, Abu Ammar is Coming Bangladesh / Lebanon / USA 2016, 6 mins

Dora García El helicóptero Belgium / Spain 2016, 6mins 5secs

Presented in partnership with the ICO and LUX.