About MExIndex

MExIndex online database for the visual arts. It is a searchable resource with free access to key information on experimental and artists’ moving image works by artists in Ireland. It includes listings of moving image works and writings about these works in relation to Irish culture and society. The term Irish includes artists living in Ireland and works about Irish culture and society.

Our function
Our function is to collect, collate and make available information on Irish visual arts-based moving image work and also 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.

'We encourage curators, researchers and students to contact us if they would like further information or backup when searching the website.'

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