Forthcoming in 2020, Reman Sadani’s project considers the urge for travel as a strange and mysterious element of the human condition, by renegotiating ideas around the modern displacement of people – from forced migration to cultural exploration.
The leading makers of artists’ moving image
This summer, see an ambitious film and sound work by Eileen Simpson and Ben White (Open Music Archive) that looks back to the first decade of the UK pop charts (1952-62).
A new commission explores the men's necktie as both a sign of professional distinction and a sexually charged object. Currently showing at Walker Art Centre.
Commissioned as part of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone. Currently showing at SALT, Istanbul. Opening at Phoenix, Leicester in the autumn.
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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Donachie Rhodes Ryan
Presenting the work of Jacqueline Donachie, Lis Rhodes and Veronica Ryan, this show explores the dynamism of contemporary art practises through three major women artists.
Freelands Foundation, 27 June – 11 August 2019
John Akomfrah, Ballasts of Memory
Since the early 1980s, Akomfrah’s moving image works have offered some of the most rigorous and expansive reflections on the culture of the black diaspora, both in the UK and around the world.
Baltic Gateshead, 6 July – 27 October 2019
The New Flesh Presents: Shezad Dawood & Alexandra Kharibian in Conversation
A conversation between artist Shezad Dawood and costume designer Alexandra Kharibian. Dawood and Kharibian will discuss the integral role of costume and their experience collaborating on Towards the Possible Film (2014) and three parts of Dawood’s Leviathan series (2017 – ongoing).
LUX, London, Thursday 25 July, 7-8:30pm