Five recommended shows from across the UK, with exhibitions in Cardiff, London, Newcastle, Manchester and North Uist.
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London-based artist Onyeka Igwe has mined colonial-era archives for three new films inspired by all-women protests against British rule in west Africa, currently showing together in the solo exhibition ‘No Dance, No Palaver’, in Hawick, Scotland. She discusses the spectre of the ‘colonial gaze’ and the ethics of archive research with Sonya Dyer.
15 short films have been selected for the competition which showcases new cinema and artists’ moving image, with the winner receiving a £1,000 cash prize.
I’ ve been busy interviewing a resident of one the seven houses now comprising Kearsney Court, which was completed around 1900 as a residence for Edward Percy Barlow, the owner of Wiggins Teape, a paper manufacture. (Barlow is mentioned in Watermark, a Dover Arts […]
Seven artists in total, including one collaborative partnership, have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize which celebrates the work of the UK’s artist filmmakers.
The micro-organisation Somewhere (just me & Nina Pope, usually) is now three years into an epic programme of distribution and engagement work with our feature film, The Closer We Get, which premiered in spring 2015 at Hot Docs in Canada […]
The ninth Whitstable Biennale is its first as an Arts Council England national portfolio organisation and this year sees film and performance works that respond to a theme of displacement inspired by Deborah Levy’s novel, Swimming Home. Dany Louise reports from the unique nine-day art festival on the north Kent coast.
Imran Perretta’s film 15 days focuses on the refugee situation in Calais and Dunkirk and is the result of his Jerwood/FVU Awards commission. He explains to Fisun Güner how the film came about and how his move into art making was shaped by the 2008 financial crisis and an aborted career in architecture.
Blog about the work I am doing for a commission from Dover District Council to create an artist’s film and a series of drawings/monotypes resulting from my research into the history of Russell Gardens in Dover and its current use as a social space of work and recreation.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.
Really excited to announce that I have been commissioned by Dover District Council to make an artist’s film to portray Russell Gardens in Dover Kent, the only example of Thomas H Mawson’s garden design in the South East that is open […]
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes film and photography at Maureen Paley, London, sound art assemblages at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, and walking data turned into abstract forms at Vane in Newcastle.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: Linder’s photomontage in Nottingham, the AV Festival in Newcastle and Gateshead, film essays in London, painted linguistics in Edinburgh, and polymorphous milk in Birmingham.
The Barbadian artist, researcher and educator will receive £10,000 in prize money to create a specially commissioned film for next year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
Four Scotland-based filmmakers have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize named after experimental Scottish filmmaker, with the winner set to be announced at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
The London-based artist and winner of the 2017 Film London Jarman Award quotes Shelley, Angela Davis, James Baldwin, Gertrude Stein and more as she reflects on the kind of year it’s been.
The London-based, Jerusalem-born artist has been announced as the winner of the tenth Film London Jarman Award for artists working in film.
The Berlin and Beirut-based artist, who until recently was partly based in London, is one of six artists shortlisted for this year’s Film London Jarman Award. Fisun Güner talks to him about the importance of sound, politics, and why he doesn’t consider himself an activist.
In the exhibitions ‘Queer Art(ists) Now’ and ‘Notes on Queerness’, the idea of queer art is presented in an artist-led context, with work ranging from painting to film. Alistair Gentry speaks to some of those featured and explores what the amorphous, contested term ‘queer’ might mean for artists in the UK.
For the inaugural visual arts commission at Storyhouse in Chester, Bedwyr Williams has transposed stories collected from a local newspaper archive onto a digitally animated recreation of the town’s former Roman Fortress Bathhouse. Speaking to Fisun Güner, he laments the loss of British awkwardness, and describes how this new work will take the viewer on a journey to “a space that’s out of time”.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring projects in Cardiff, Folkestone, London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Northampton.
The Artists’ Moving Image Northern Ireland festival in Belfast has been pulled together with minimal funding and plenty of mutual support by two artists based in the city. Jack Hutchinson talks to co-organiser Jacqueline Holt about their efforts to support moving image practice in the six counties.
Working with fifth generation tightrope walker Rasul Abakarov within the vast landscape of Dagestan, artist Taus Makhacheva’s film Tightrope has been lauded by critics following its exhibition at the Venice Biennale. Pippa Koszerek talks to the artist about the processes and risks involved in her work.
A selection of exhibition highlights for the week, including: Marianna Simnett at Matt’s Gallery, London, Stuart Middleton at Tramway, Glasgow, and Joseph Buckley at The Tetley, Leeds.
The Berlin-based artist wins £10,000 in prize money for video work in 20th edition of open prize.