Protests at the Pearl Roundabout, Manama, Bahrain (2011)
Chris Marker's Sans Soleil

4 July 2012
6.00pm New Soft Room

Essay Format presents Michel de Montaigne’s prose of uncertainty and a Manifesto for the ‘Essay Film.’

Featuring contributions from

BRIAN DILLON is a writer, critic and UK editor of Cabinet magazine. He is also curator of Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, an exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Margate.

THE OTOLITH GROUP was founded by the artists and writers Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun in 2002 to produce moving image works, essay films and installations. For over a decade, The Group, through the essay film form have explored events and histories, research being at the core of their practice. In 2010, The Otolith Group were nominated for the Turner Prize.