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Both Sides Now 9: Generations

25 April @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Both Sides Now 9: Generations is a curated programme of international film & video examining the creative and cultural implications of AI on a global scale.

Humanity stands at the brink of a new era of automation, poised for a profound transformation. The latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are revolutionising our way of life. Both Sides Now 9 delves into the subject using video artwork from Hong Kong, the UK and internationally, delving into the intricate interplay between generative technology and creativity.

Both Sides Now 9 includes a programme by international artists: Chan Ka Chi 陳家智, Doreen Chan 陳泳因, Lau Wei 劉衛, Jake Elwes, Paul Trillo, Axl Le and Jonas Lund.

Curated by videoclub and Videotage, with support from Arts Council England and Hong Kong Arts Development Council.



Jake Elwes, Zizi & Me – Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better), 2020, 4:55 mins
Jake Elwes, Making of the Zizi Show, 2021, 6:19 mins
Paul Trillo, Jacques – ‘Absolve’, 2023, 4:43 mins
Axl Le 乐毅, The Journey, 2020, 3:49 mins
Axl Le 乐毅, The Patient, 2021, 1:38 mins
Axl Le 乐毅, A hundred Varieties of Life, 2021-22, 2:40 mins
Jonas Lund, The Future of Something, 2023, 13:41 mins
Chan Ka Chi 陳家智, Reconstructed, 2022, 3:59 mins
Doreen Chan 陳泳因 HalfDream, 2021, 5:38 mins
Lau Wai 劉衛, The Dome, 2023, 1:50 mins


Date and time: 25 April, 6:30pm
Address: 13 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1EU
Tickets: £5
Access: Films are subtitled. esea contemporary is an accessible space for wheelchair users.


25 April
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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esea contemporary
13 Thomas St,
Manchester, M4 1EU Manchester
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