FILM: I REMEMBER Dir. Matt Wolf • 2012• USA • 24mins
Sun. 11th Nov / Satis House, 86 Deramore Ave / 6-8pm
PLEASE NOTE: This is a free event, but space is somewhat limited so please email moc.liamgnull@sitasfoesuoh to reserve your place
“I remember Greyhound buses at night…I remember candy cigarettes like chalk…I remember leaning up against walls in queer bars…”
Eoin Dara and Kim McAleese invite you to Satis House, an alternative exhibition venue just off the Ormeau Road in Belfast, for an evening celebrating the life of Joe Brainard, a relatively unknown but prolific twentieth century queer artist and writer.
Brainard’s amazing body of work included assemblages, collages, drawing, and painting, as well as designs for book and album covers, theatrical sets and costumes. In particular, Brainard broke new ground in using comics as a poetic medium in his collaborations with other New York School poets.
Along with selected readings from his literary works, there will be a screening of Matt Wolf’s recent film, I Remember: A Film About Joe Brainard, which uses archival film footage and recorded interviews to produce an inventive biography about friendship, nostalgia, and the strange wonders of memory.