The leading makers of artists’ moving-image


White Screen 12: Ed Atkins & Laura Mclean-Ferris

Ed Atkins's Material Witness OR A Liquid Cop is shown in full online, alongside a new essay by New York-based writer and curator, Laura Mclean Ferris. The essay touches upon anxiety, endings, and our fraught relationship – in this digital age – with our bodies.


Portrait of a River, Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen

Based on Larsen's film of the same title, this new publication brings together beautiful photography, three new essays and transcripts of interviews, overheard conversations and river shanties.


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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Exuberant Flesh: Bernice Donszelmann in-conversation with Ilona Sagar

In-conversation with Ilona Sagar, artist and writer Bernice Donszelmann looks at issues of the individual and social body as confronted by Ilona Sagar in her work for this exhibition, drawing upon references to the exuberant 'flesh' of Walt Whitman’s poetry and conversely, the fascist ‘armoured’ body as analysed by theorist Hal Foster in respect of Surrealist practices.

The Pump House Gallery, London, 28th May, 2pm - 4pm

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Artists' Film Biennale 2016

A five-day celebration offering the chance to see some of the best new artists' film and moving image today, as well as rarely seen works. Engage directly with artists, curators and industry practitioners from all over the world.

ICA, London, 25 - 29 May 2016

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This is a Voice, Group Exhibition

An acoustic journey tracing the material quality of the voice to capture its complex psychological and physiological origins. Featuring works by artists and vocalists, punctuated by paintings, manuscripts, medical illustrations and ethnographic objects.

Wellcome Collection, 14 April - 31 July 2016

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