Date:December 03, 2016 at 02:30 PM
Location:South West England
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One of six artists shortlisted for this year’s Artes Mundi prize, John Akomfrah is known for his beautifully-shot film installations that tackle big themes such as race, cultural identity, migration and post-colonialism. Fisun Güner talks to him.
The 2016 Artes Mundi prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff and Chapter features the work of six shortlisted international artists including John Akomfrah and Bedwyr Williams, all vying for the £40,000 award. Fisun Güner reports.
The ‘Points of Departure’ exhibition at the inaugural Estuary biennial explores the sights, sounds and histories of the Thames Estuary through a range of works utilising sculpture, video, photography, performance, and sound. Patrick Langley reports.
Date:August 04, 2016 at 08:15 PM
Location:South East England
This year’s Liverpool Biennial is busy, lively and timely, sprawling across 27 sites and featuring a broad range of cleverly realised works. Chris Sharratt reports from the city and selects five highlights.
Six artists up for £10,000 award focusing on moving image work by UK-based artist filmmakers.
The fifth edition of the Sheffield Fringe festival at Bloc Projects features work by more than 35 artists and questions the objectification of the ‘real’. Chris Sharratt finds out more from curator Minou Norouzi.
The artists Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek have been announced as the recipients of the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017.
For her co-commission from Brighton Festival and HOUSE 2016, Gillian Wearing has created the film piece, A Room With Your Views, consisting of nearly 700 moving image “views” from windows around the world, sourced via a call-out for submissions. Dany Louise speaks to the artist.
The Scottish artist and filmmaker Rachel Maclean is to present a solo exhibition for the Scotland + Venice partnership at the 57th Venice Biennale.
London-based artist and filmmaker wins £25,000 prize to fund the making of new work to be exhibited in Amsterdam in 2018.
Miranda Pennell’s new 60-minute film, The Host, delves deep into the BP archive to tell a gripping story that examines British colonial history in Iran and the birth of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Chris Sharratt asks the questions.
Speaking at a Glasgow Film Festival event on producing artists’ moving image in Scotland, Turner Prize nominee Luke Fowler has called for the creation of a cinema dedicated to artists’ work and experimental film.
One of the largest collaborative film projects ever produced is to premiere at the annual art festival in Brighton and Hove.
Irish artist Gerard Byrne is known for film installations that deal with the presentation, manipulation and perception of narratives. For his show at Warwick Arts Centre he’s premiering a new work filmed with one unbroken panning shot in Stockholm’s Biologiska Museet. He talks to Anneka French about location, light and methods of display.
Polemical 1937 book The Road to Wigan Pier is the thematic framework for the next two editions of North East festival of art, music and film.
The highlight of 2015 for Belfast-based filmmaker Seamus Harahan was winning the Film London Jarman Award in November. He reflects on a difficult year that, in the end, has been “kind of amazing”.
Belfast-based artist Seamus Harahan wins the £10,000 Film London Jarman Award.
A brand-new award from Film London and The Wapping Project draws attention to the work of female creative technicians working in the worlds of film, television and artists moving image.
Best known for his ‘scratch video’ work in the 1980s, in his recent films the video artist George Barber uses dark humour to tackle topical issues such as military drones and the global refugee crisis. With shows currently taking place in London and Cardiff, Chris Sharratt talks to him about absurdity, politics and life on board a nuclear submarine.
The 11th Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival, the first curated by new director Peter Taylor, had an increased focus on artists’ films and featured installations throughout the Northumberland town. Chris Sharratt reports.
The Art Fund, in partnership with Thomas Dane Gallery, has launched the Moving Image Fund for Museums, with Towner Art Gallery and the Whitworth its first recipients.
The Shock of Victory exhibition at Glasgow’s CCA brings together artists from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Greece and Palestine to explore artistic responses to the post-referendum climate and broader political realities. Chris Sharratt finds out more from three of those involved.
Artists’ moving image works take a central place in this year’s Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, directed by newly appointed Peter Taylor.