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.
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We are pleased to announce the second edition of the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards: ‘What Will They See of Me’. Applications open Monday 20 May.
Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen
Commissioned for the ‘Estuary’ exhibition at Museum of London, Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen’s ‘Portrait of a River’ is an evocative study of the sometimes overlooked, strangely indeterminate landscape through which the Thames cuts its sluggish, widening course on its journey out to sea.
Layla Curtis’ ‘Antipodes’ is an ongoing online and photographic project that pairs webcam images from places at the opposite ends of the globe.
‘MerzBank’ is a repository of artists’ online works that draw their inspiration from that trailblazing exponent of collage, Kurt Schwitters. Guided by his innovations in the visual arts, in spoken word, in typography and poetry, the project anticipates how Schwitters’ mercurial spirit might have flourished in the online world.
Gayle Chong Kwan’s ‘The Golden Tide’ at Museum of London Docklands, 17 May – 27 October 2013
The 'Estuary' Exhibition brings together the work of 12 artists who have been inspired by the outer limits of the Thames. Gayle Chong Kwan's 'The Golden Tide', part of Film and Video Umbrella's online project 'Our Mutual Friends' features in the show.
Karen Mirza and Brad Butler, Minneapolis, 18 April – 14 July
Walker Art Center presents ‘The Museum of Non Participation’ a roaming fictional museum that challenges current conditions of political involvement and resistance. ‘Hold Your Ground’ features in the US debut of this multilayered installation.
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!