Previously at the ICA - Films

Bright Eyes

17 Apr 20071 May 2007

Further exploring the concerns of moving image work in The Secret Public exhibition, a series of screenings presenting works made by artists for whom the gathering and disseminating of information has critical and political imperatives.

"one of the most important videos about AIDS" (Douglas Crimp) Bright Eyes is an explication of the relationship between representation and prejudice. It is also a manifesto, documentary and information film. Utilising peculiar re-enactments and a parallel with the rise of Nazism, it addresses the appalling institutional and personal intolerance and ignorance of what was already a definitive epidemic.

Dir Stuart Marshall, UK 1984, video, 80 mins

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