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Changing Places, Film & Video Umbrella

Changing Places is a touring programme of moving-image work by artists from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, presented in collaboration with FVU: Film and Video Umbrella.

Event details

11th August 2017 to 17th September 2017

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

Shropshire Union Canal


National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW

We are one of ten venues across the country taking part in this nationwide tour and will host work by Bani Abidi, Yasmin Jahan Nupur and Desire Machine Collective. The pairing of artworks and places in the programme aims to highlight the local, national and international significance of the venues, while showcasing parallel histories and trajectories from distant locations. 


FVU: Film and Video Umbrella commissions, curates, produces and presents artists’ moving-image works that are staged in collaboration with galleries and other cultural partners. Since the late 1980s, FVU has been at the forefront of this vibrant and expanding area of practice, promoting innovation through its support of some of the most exciting figures on the contemporary scene. During this time, the organisation has commissioned and produced nearly 200 different artists’ projects, ranging from ambitious multi-screen installations to shorter film and video pieces, as well as numerous online commissions. www.fvu.co.uk

A still from Residue (2011), 35 mm colour film with sound. Image courtesy of the artists, Desire Machine Collective