Film screening: When I get home
Sydney premiere of Solange Knowles' new moving image work
The Gallery presents an extended director’s cut featuring new scenes and musical arrangements of When I get home, the latest interdisciplinary performance art film by artist and singer/songwriter Solange Knowles.
When I get home is an exploration of origin and spiritual expedition and the personal evolutions required to leave one’s place of birth. Shot in Knowles’ home state of Texas, the film honours her Houston lineage by creating a pastiche of iconic Houston locations, abstract narratives featuring black cowboys, and incorporating the work of other Houston-raised artists.
The film was directed and edited by Knowles with contributing directors Alan Ferguson, Terence Nance, Jacolby Satterwhite, and Ray Tintori. Additional art courtesy of Houston artists Autumn Knight and Robert Pruitt and collage work by Gio Escobar of Standing on The Corner. The film also features new sculptural work by the artist, Boundless body (2019), an 8 by 100 ft. rodeo arena displayed in the desert of Marfa, which sits alongside many architectural wonders in the film, such as the Rothko Chapel at the Menil Collection and the I M Pei-designed Dallas City Hall.
NB: Knowles will not be in attendance.
Image: Still from When I get home, courtesy Solange Knowles
Wednesday 29 January 2020, 7.15pm & 8.30pm
How to get your ticket
Tickets available outside the Domain Theatre from one hour before each screening.
A limited release of early bird tickets can be booked in advance online via Qtix from Monday 6 January 2020 10am.
See: Film ticket FAQs
Duration 40 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre