We are pleased to be presenting the first solo exhibition in the UK and Ireland of work by LA-based artist Mariah Garnett.
Other & Father is a new experimental documentary exploring Garnett’s relationship with her estranged father who originally hails from Northern Ireland. Using a variety of media, the work deals with representation, the construction of memory and family lore, and the parallels in the ways cities – particularly those affected by conflict - shape their own histories, mythologies and identities. In this piece Garnett explores, unravels, and reinterprets personal and political histories carved out in Belfast in the early 1970s, superimposing her own queer experience onto a city which to her is both familiar and strange.
Watch our Meet the Artist video with Mariah Garnett here.
To mark the close of this exhibition we will be staging an evening of screenings in our Upstairs Theatre as part of the 2016 Belfast Film Festival.