advancing artists’ moving image

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Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks by Helen Cammock

Turner Prize winning artist Helen Cammock presents her latest work, Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks at The Photographers' Gallery, London from 15 October 2021 and Touchstones, Rochdale from 23 October 2021.

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Watch Ariana

Made almost two decades ago, Marine Hugonnier’s essay film Ariana offers compelling insight into the enduring beauty and unfolding tragedy of Afghanistan, as seen through the eyes of a fictional film crew who seek to understand the country’s turbulent history through its stark and distinctive landscape.

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Watch MU/T/T/ER

Tracing the minutiae of her familiar domestic space, Heller's MU/T/T/ER (2021) considers the intimacies and intricacies of inherited language in a poetic meditation on selfhood and belonging.

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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 from 16 October 2021 - 30 January 2022, Cambridge; Autograph, London; and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.

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Patrick Goddard, Animal Antics 

Patrick Goddard’s Animal Antics is currently exhibiting at British Art Show 9 in Aberdeen, before touring to Wolverhampton, Manchester and Plymouth and as part of The Beasts exhibition at E-WERK Freiburg. The film will also be screening at BFI London Film Festival 2021 between 6 - 15 October 20201 and Antimatter [Media Art] between 14 - 24 October 2021. 

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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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TRANSMISSIONS: episode 4 by not/nowhere

The Fourth episode of TRANSMISSIONS will be by not/nowhere broadcasting on Wednesday 16th June.  TRANSMISSIONS is an online platform established in 2020 that commissions artists to share their work within a classic DIY TV show format.

Broadcasting 16th June 9PM BST on transmissions.tv

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IWOW: I Walk on Water, Khalik Allah

The new diary film from New York-based director and photographer Khalik Allah returns to 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, the same intersection at which Allah has based much of his work in recent years.

In virtual cinemas and on demand from 26 February 2021

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