About MExIndex

MExIndex is a searchable and evolving online database with free access to key information and writing on experimental and visual arts-based moving image works by Irish artists, by artists living in Ireland and on subject matter relating to Irish history, politics, culture and society.

Our function is to collect, collate and make available information on Irish visual arts-based moving image work and to promote critical writing about this genre of visual art.

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MExIndex Standards and guidelines

The vision for MExIndex is to create a platform that encourages the discovery of visual arts-based and experimental moving image work by Irish and Ireland-based artists in the form of an index that is both searchable and sustainable To achieve this it is vital to ensure that the information accumulated about these works is documented in a consistent and transparent way. This has been done by creating and employing a set of guidelines that helps to decide what needs to be documented and how.

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Shared Themes and Contexts

In this section we showcase examples of how works have been explored by our visiting curators. This illustrates some of the many ways there are of finding commonalities between works. It is aimed at those wishing to select works for exhibition or screenings from this ever growing body of visual artists' moving images.

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