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.
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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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Ton Cokes, If UR Reading This It's 2 Late: Vol. 1
Tony Cokes’ video works are eviscerating critiques and affective art works, bringing together colour theory, sound, music, and texts quoting a polyphony of voices such as Mark Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Public Enemy and Donald Trump.
Goldsmiths CCA, London, 29 September 2019 – 12 January 2020
George Barber, SCRATCH!
Though George Barber’s work is as varied and fluid as it is non conformist and irreverent, this exhibition focuses exclusively on a specific approach in his production oeuvre – that of Barber’s use of appropriation.
Taco, London, 3 August – 21 September 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