The South African artist William Kentridge is a staple of international art biennials, a critically acclaimed art superstar known for his theatrical, thoughtful work. With an exhibition featuring two new films currently showing at London’s Marian Goodman Gallery, Dany Louise discovers more about the politics and processes behind his art.
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Artist wins award for apocalyptic film of building sites left empty and half built in austerity-hit Britain.
This weekend at the fourth edition of Tramway’s Artists’ Moving Image Festival in Glasgow, Transmission Gallery presents the Film Open 2015 – a new touring programme of 20 films from five artists’ support networks in the UK.
In her latest short film, Marianna Simnett – one of two filmmakers selected for the 2014-15 Jerwood/FVU Awards – focuses on a surgical procedure and ‘biobot’ cockroaches. Chris Sharratt overcomes his squeamishness to ask some questions about her work.
Iraqi-born, Cardiff-based artist Rabab Ghazoul is one of five artists featured in the Iraq Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, with a three-channel video piece that focuses on Tony Blair’s testimony to the Chilcot Inquiry. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
Six artist filmmakers have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize, which this year will include a UK-wide tour as part of the programme for the first time.
Originally published in this year’s a-n Degree Shows Guide, Steven Bode, director of Film and Video Umbrella, discusses the challenges faced by moving image work at degree shows.
Karen Kramer and Alice May Williams have been awarded this year’s £20,000 Jerwood/FVU Awards commissions to develop new film projects that reflect on the uncertain nature of our contemporary economic and ecological situation.
Inaugural festival featuring film, performance and installation launches this weekend in Dalston, London with a focus on young artists and curators.
Venue:Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival
From:April 16, 2015
To:April 20, 2015
This week’s UK-wide exhibition selection ranges from a major show of work by Glasgow-based 2008 Turner Prize nominee Cathy Wilkes at Tate Liverpool, to Chinese painter Zhang Enli at Hauser & Wirth Somerset.
Artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard have been nominated in the Best Documentary category of the 2015 BAFTA Awards for their film highlighting a fictitious day-in-the-life of musician Nick Cave.
Inspired by its location on a busy junction along Essex Road, north London, Tintype gallery is hosting eight newly commissioned film works in its window space over the holiday season. Gallery director Teresa Grimes and artists Suki Chan and George Eksts explain.
Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard have been announced winners of The 2014 British Independent Film Award’s Debut Director category for 20,000 Days on Earth, their feature film about Nick Cave that merges fiction with documentary.
The latest in our series on the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts looks at Project Daedalus, AND Festival’s investigation into the creative and practical potential of drones in the arts.
The winner of the 2014 Film London Jarman Award and the four recipients of Random Acts commissions for Channel 4 have been announced.
John Smith’s latest film installation, White Hole, a continuation of his Film London Jarman Award commission, opens at The Gallery, Tyneside Cinema’s new artists’ moving image space.
The French-Albanian artist Anri Sala has been awarded the sixth Vincent Award, which recognises European contemporary art.
The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for an artist working within a museum has been won by Nathaniel Mellors in partnership with Preston’s Harris Museum.
Goldsmiths is to celebrate the life and critical influence of leading cultural theorist Stuart Hall with a week-long series of discussions, screenings and exhibitions that culminates with an international conference exploring his legacy.
The Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen has revealed that his next film will be about the black American singer and activist Paul Robeson.
The 2014 Turner Prize show has opened to the public, with three of the four shortlisted artists presenting film pieces.
Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network has announced the latest winners of its development awards for filmmakers, one of which will go on to receive production funding of £100,000.
New digital artwork by the Turner Prize-winning artist reveals series of four films over four days to mark First World War centenary.
Can art be truly contemporary if it doesn’t embrace and address the digital world? After hearing strong and polarized reviews from friends, Linda Pittwood visits the Serpentine Sackler’s current digital installation by Ed Atkins and finds something genuinely original.