Empire II is a touring exhibition of artists film curated by Vanya Balogh. Originally devised for the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, different iterations of the show with additional works were exhibited at venues including Castello 1610/A, Venice Biennale; Brussels Art Week; Unit 1 Gallery, London; White Post/Corridor Gallery, London; SPEKTRUM, Berlin; Provincial Project Space, Kendal, Cumbria; (2017); Haus Gallery, Tallinn Art Week, Estonia; Rogue Gallery Studio, Hastings; Super Pop, Madrid; Etablissement Culturel Solidare, Paris (2018) and 58th Venice Biennale; Oaxaco Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico (curated by Vanya Balogh and Marissa Polin, 2019).
Nearly, Not Quite (Short film, Maryclare Foa as M.M.Kizi, 2017)
Tensione: How is that going to work? (Short film, Jane Grisewood, Carali McCall, 2017)
Erasure (Animation, Birgitta Hosea, 2017)
Each artist made additional photo works for EMPIRE II: Playing God, a new version of the exhibition for Tallinn, and abstract videos for a new section, The Void, shown at MACO, Oaxaca and 58th Venice Biennale.
All The Ghosts I Know and One Other, Maryclare Foa (as R&F Mo), 2018
Untitled Hitchcock Still #1, Birgitta Hosea, 2018