as a point of departure | A little extra

June 18, 2024 12:04 pm
A hybrid in-conversation with members of Ajabu Ajabu at Many Studios. Photo: Erika Stevenson

as a point of departure was presented within Glasgow International 2024, Scotland’s biennial festival of contemporary art. In conjunction with their sound work, Alma Simba and Darragh Amelia offered a sharing of audiovisual and literary landing points which informed the process of making and communicating at distance.

Film and TV

This Is My Life (1992) dir. Norah Ephron
Clockwatchers (1997) dir. Jill Sprecher
This Way Up (2019 – 2021) Created by Aisling Bea
Waking Life (2001) dir. Richard Linklater (with words by Kim Krizan)


This Is My Life by Meg Wolitzer


Joni Mitchell — Amelia
Frank Ocean — End
Sampha — Can’t Go Back
Yebba — Distance


Dionne Brand: The Shape of Language

Tiled botanical collage looking upwards through trees, with their leaves and flowers blooming. Courtesy of the artists.