advancing artists’ moving image


Georgina Starr's Quarantaine on tour

Georgina Starr's 2020 film Quarantaine premieres at Tramway as part of Glasgow International between 11 - 27 June 2021 before touring to Leeds Art Gallery 24 June - 4 September 2021.


Sutapa Biswas, Lumen on tour

Sutapa Biswas' Lumen premieres in a major survey exhibition of her work at BALTIC, Gateshead, 26 June 2021 - 20 March 2022, touring to: Kettle's Yard, Cambridge; Autograph, London; and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.


Cal Mac, Agony to Ecstasy, (2020)

You can now watch Cal Mac’s Agony to Ecstasy, which explores poignant questions of addiction, intimacy and belonging through club nostalgia.

To watch the film on FVU Watch, click here. To watch the film with audio description, click here.


Patrick Goddard, Animal Antics on tour

Patrick Goddard’s Animal Antics premieres at Aberdeen Art Gallery as part of British Art Show 9 between 10 July - 10 October 2021, before touring to Wolverhampton, Manchester and Plymouth.


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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