Film and Video Umbrella commissions, curates and produces film, video and other moving-image works by artists which are presented in collaboration with galleries and other cultural partners across the UK.
Exhibition dates announced: Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards: 'What Will They See of Me?' Find out more.
Alan Currall and Steven Bode talk to a-n The Artists Information Company about recently re-launched work 'Encyclopaedia' Read article.
How has artists' film and video changed over the past 25 years? Read article.
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7 Dec – 7 Dec
In this special screening Adam Chodzko looks back on the piece, in the company of writer and critic, Rob Young, Editor-at-Large at The Wire magazine.
Gussin talks about ‘Remote Viewer’ and wider practice, in conversation with Ikon Director Jonathan Watkins.
Alan Currall, 2000
As Google and other search engines have revolutionised people’s everyday access to information, they have made traditional encyclopaedias a thing of the past. In the year 2000, Currall gave us this playful twist on the form, drawing upon the not-always-expert opinions of family and friends. Now available online.
To mark Film and Video Umbrella’s 25th anniversary as an independent organisation, we will be inaugurating an ongoing programme of screenings and special events in which stand-out pieces from the organisation’s past are re-staged and re-evaluated for the present.
Antipodes is an online project, which allows viewers to access live images from paired webcams, positioned at opposite ends of the globe. A version of the work will be exhibited at Phoenix this Autumn from 18 October - 21 December.
New works from Anna Barriball showing at Frith Street Gallery - until the 21 December
Anna Barriball presents a series of new work featuring a collection of moving image pieces made by the artist over the last two years. They have been inspired by the colouring techniques used in early cinema and are screened alongside works on paper.
Tacita Dean’s ‘Craneway Event’ Screening, Assembly: Ceremony I at Tate Britian
As part of the Tate's Assembly series there will be a screening of Tacita Dean’s poignant film 'Craneway Event'. With subtlety and originality the film explores the complementary processes of filmmaking and choreography. On the 8 Dec between 3-5pm.
In the Bookshop
Startle Torsten Lauschmann
This brand new print publication and companion app offers a suitably wide-ranging introduction to the multi-faceted video, audio, digital, sculptural, kinetic and performative work of Lauschmann. Book available to buy in our online bookshop now!