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Hetain Patel, Don't Look at the Finger

A wedding ceremony turns into a physical exchange using sign language, kung fu, and an epic orchestral soundtrack. Now showing at Manchester Art Gallery and QUAD, Derby.


Geomancer at Firstsite

Lawrence Lek's Jerwood/FVU Awards film Geomancer shows in exhibition in Colchester until 30 November


Changing Places

Two more historic venues host FVU's national touring exhibition:

Quarry Bank, Cheshire
23 September - 19 November

Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley
21 October - 19 November


Our Exhibitions

This map details the venues that we have worked with over our three decade history, with each pin listing the specific exhibitions shown at each venue.


Film and Video Umbrella makes moving-image works by artists. For three decades FVU has led the way in championing new creative talent and promoting innovative ideas. During that time we have commissioned many of the foremost figures in the field, working in close collaboration with a diverse range of venues, nationally and internationally. Browse our project page to find out more and view clips of the works.  


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Waiting Room

A free one day event exploring feelings of uncertainty and anxiety in contemporary life through artists’ films, discussion and music.

South London Gallery, 22 November 2017

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Two Short Nights

The annual short film festival returns to Exeter Phoenix for 2017, with award-winning pieces by internationally renowned artists alongside new work from local creatives.

Exeter Phoenix, 30 November - 2 December 2017

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Julia Crabtree & William Evans | Gullet

The artists present a new expansive sculptural work that combines craft with technological processes.

Cell Project Space, London, 17 November 2017 - 21 January 2018

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