A pixellated image of people a a foam party. The image is predominantly pink, some heads and hands are just visible above the foam.

Still from A Piece of Something Bigger, by Elliott Flanagan,

Art Film Season 2024

This year we present a series of artist film screenings from the University of Salford Art Collection, each with an international focus, at the New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery from March to June 2024.

Screening Schedule:

4 – 8th March: Home from Home
18th March – 3rd April: Parham Ghalamdar
10th – 24th April: Shezad Dawood
2nd – 15th May: Antony Barkworth-Knight
23rd May – 7th June: Elliott Flanagan
17th – 28th June: Nicola Dale & Florence Lam

Visit in person:
10am to 4pm, New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery, University of Salford. Click here for our access information.

View online:
Enjoy our season from home here on our website!
Currently screening: Shezad Dawood, Leviathan Cycle, Episode 1: Ben (2017)
Click here to view.

Previous screenings:

4th – 8th March
Open Eye Gallery special screening
Home from Home project

Home From Home is presented as part of the exhibition tour of Home, on display at the New Adelphi March – May 2024. It follows the international symposium, Researching and Curating Photography from Ukraine, presented by Open Eye Gallery at New Adelphi Building, Salford, March 2024. In the film, Ukrainian curators, photographers and citizens talk about home and what it means to them; layered with responses by UK poets including former University Chancellor and current Professor of Creative Writing, Jackie Kay CBE.

Filmed in both Ukraine and Liverpool. Produced by Hurricane Films and Arthouse Traffic Films. A Hurricane Films production in association with Twenty One Media (Edge Hill University).
Copyright Hurricane Films 2023.

Funders: DCMS, The British Council, Spirit of 2012, Arts Council England. Commissioned for EuroFestival by Culture Liverpool / Liverpool City Council.

A drawing in black showing a bird sat on a branch infront of razor wire. The background is pink white and blue cloud textures.

18th March – 3rd April: (from 12th online)
Parham Ghalamdar

Birds or Borders (2020)
Digital animation
Duration: 6 minutes 12 seconds
Birds or Borders uses stop-motion animation techniques, drawing, collage and archival footage. The film engages with socio-political subjects around freedom of movement, border control, and uncertain futures in the context of global upheavals. Co-commissioned by University of Salford Art Collection and Castlefield Gallery.