Welcome to the Irish Artists' Film Index (formerly the MExIndex).

This is the national database of Irish artists' moving image and experimental works. An online searchable database and a resource for curators, writers, and artists. The works are classified as Irish either because their creator is Irish or the work relates to Irish culture and society. on the public website the works shown have been selected by invited curators from an underlying database for works they consider of particular relevance and merit. This process of selection takes place on a regular basis, allowing the website to continually expand its offering of information on Irish-based works.

Spark Your Imagination

'I didn't see myself as a woman doing film but as a radical film-maker who was a woman'.

— Agn√®s Varda the Belgian-born French film director

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External Collections

Works that have been documented in the Irish Artist's Film Index and are available in associated visual arts collections can be accessed here. Further information on lending and hiring the works can be found here.

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Curated Selections

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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Supported by Kildare County Council Arts Service, the Arts Council of Ireland and Visual Artists Ireland.
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