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Anna Thew screenings & exhibitions

Performance/Installation

What I Meant To Say Was... 1977 Installation With Slide/Light Performance Using Recordings Of Audience Participation, Artists For Democracy, London

On Leonardo 1977, 30 Mins, Slide/Tape, Burning Screens, Earth, Air, Fire And Water

Split City Rushes 1982, 30 Mins, Multi-screen Super 8, Live Song And Performance, Centre Charles Peguy, London

Blurt 1983, 30 Mins, 2 100ft Film Loops, Video, Mobile Super 8 And Performance, London Musicians Collective

Pressed Dance Dream 1983, 20 Mins, Super 8 Involving The Film-maker, Polythene And Live Song, Air Gallery, London

Representing Reproduction Of Badly Reproduced Babies 1983, 25 Mins, Super 8, Snapshots And Live Performance, Wapping Studios, London

GROUP AND SOLO SHOWS

1992
ART AND EXPERIMENT, London International Film Festival, CLING FILM in progress with sounds by COIL, IDENTICAL, BARTÒK and EINSTUERZENDE NEUBAUTEN

1993
BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Panorama, premiere, CLING FILM
PANORAMA HIGHLIGHTS, Filmbuehne am Steinplatz, Berlin
INNOVATION FORUM 83, TRANSGRESSING TABOOS, invited artist and speaker, Manchester
MESSAGE TO MAN, International Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
2ND INTERNATIONAL MINSK WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL, invited artist, Belarus
L'ALTRA COMMUNICAZIONE, International Film Festival, Turin, Italy
LESBISCH UND SCHWULE FILMTAGE HAMBURG, presentation as Honorary Queer
SCHWULE NAECHTE FUER MENSCHEN MIT HIV UND AIDS, Hamburg
London Video Access Distribution Preview LFMC
Arts Council Preview, CFVS Preview Theatre
FIGUEIRA DE FOZ, International Film Festival, Portugal
TIME TO ACT Netherlands Tour, incl. Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Nijmegen, den Haag, curated by Manfred Salzgeber
AIDS ON SCREEN, Hong Kong Arts Centre, curated by Edward Lam
MELEG FILM FESTIVAL and World AIDS Day conference, invited artist and speaker, Bela BalÀczs Studio, Budapest, Hungary
EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL OSNABRUECK, Germany
Kommunales Kino Leipzig, CLING FILM with Derek Jarman's BLUE
Schwulenfilmfest Nueremberg
PRESSURE ZONE, the VOX, Brixton, London
Continuous screening of CLING FILM with PINK NARCISSUS, on the video wall at the FRIDGE Night Club, Brixton

1994
KIEV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Ukraine
SENSUAL GRACE, BODY POSITIVE, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, CLING FILM with ANGELIC CONVERSATION by Derek Jarman
FLUX at the MINEMA, CLING FILM with ROSE HOBART and SCORPIO RISING
Z-TV, Norway and Denmark, transmission CLING FILM
FILMER OM AIDS, Oslo, and cinema tour curated by Halvard Haldorssen, Norway,
TERENCE DAVIES, ANNA THEW, OVYGELET (BLUE) Foundation, Budapest, curated by Emese TakÀcs
ANNA THEW - FILME, British Council Tour, Berlin, Leipzig, Halle & Dresden 1994, sponsored by British Council Leipzig and organised by Michael Berninger
TAMPERE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Finland, invited artist, Commendation
FILMS DES FEMMES, Créteil International Film Festival des Femmes, Paris, invited artist
FLUX at the MINEMA, SUPER 8 RESUSCITATED, with Anna Thew, George Saxon, Steve Farrer, Andrew Kotting, Helen Chadwick etc.
CORK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Ireland, Award of Merit
FEMINALE International Film Festival, Cologne, Germany, invited artist
MIX International Film Festival, Anthology Archive, New York, speaker.

1995
ANNA THEW FILMS, a retrospective, Akademie der Künste, Düsseldorf
SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA, Canberra
SEXUAL DIGRESSIONS, Millennium, N.Y., curated by Howard Guttenplan
JOCASTA'S GIANT CLASP, 5 screen projection & performance, Gee Street Gallery, London
DEFILé.DE FILM.RECADRé/PROJECTIONS éCLATéS (expanded projections) Montreuil
CINQ JOURS DU CINéMA INDéPENDENT CANADIEN 1995
VIVA SUPER 8 Film Festival, Toynbee, Whitechapel
MIX BRASIL, touring 10 cities incl. Sao Paolo & Rio de Janeiro, curated by Jim Hubbard

1996
bel hooks LECTURES, extract 'Cling Film', Museum of Moving Image, London
IMPROMPTU No. 2/FLUX at MILCH, Milch Gallery, London, presentation
ART IN CINEMA/THE BEST OF BFI SHORTS, National Film Theatre, London, EROS EROSION
PANDAEMONIUM, International Film & Video Festival, ICA, London, BARTÒK BUDAPESTEN

1997
AVANT-GARDE SHOW CASE, National Film Theatre, London
TAMPERE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 1997, Retro Programme, Finland,
A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH - ANNA THEW, I, II, artist presentation, SPLIT INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL 1997, Croatia
MINSK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL1997, Belarus
IMAGES POUR VIVRE, Scratch Projections, Paris, and Préa, Avignon

1998
PANDAEMONIUM, International Film & Video Festival, LUX, London, ASSEMBLAGE for EYE DRIFT
FREE RADICALS, FLUX PROJECTIONS, TERRA VERMIN double screen, Riverside Studios, London
IMAGENS PARA VIVIR, Conference, French Institute, Bilbao, Spain, CLING FILM
PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL, Anna Thew in discussion with Brian Williams, screening CLING FILM, TERRA VERMIN etc.
A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH - artist's presentation, Central Saint Martins, Southampton Row

1999
ALCALA DE HENARES Film Festival, Madrid
EROTISMO EN CORTO, Generalitat de Valencia, Spain
A LOVE AFFAIR WITH FILM and ANNA THEW, A RETRO-PROSPECTIVE, curated by Helen de Witt, the LUX, London.
SHORTS I LIKE curated by Anna Thew, accompanied by a looped video projection on the LUX Gallery window onto Hoxton Square.

2000
ANNA THEW - MULTI-PROIEZIONI, A LOVE AFFAIR WITH FILM AND MUSIC, two evenings of film to launch Open Air Events on the Cornice of Villa il Capriglio, Turin, Italy
ANNA THEW FILMS programme curated by George Saxon, DREAMCATCHER International Film and Video Festival, Kiev, Ukraine
THE OTHER BRITISH CINEMA, MAD LOVE, films by Jeff Keen and Anna Thew, curated by Helen de Witt, LUX Cinema, London
'BROKEN PIECES for the HOSPITAL' curated by Franko B at The Horse Hospital, London
THEATRE OF MEMORY THEATRE OF MYTH, the Plunge Club, London
VAUDEVILLE 2K, Live Art at the Music Hall, Shoreditch, curated by Nigel Linley and Hydra Live Art
D-NET 2000, Lux/Arts Council of England Distribution Preview, LUX Cinema

2001
LOCAL ARTISTS at AL SAQI, FRAGMENTS FOR EYE DRIFT - ANNA THEW, installation
with video, drawings and objects, curated by Mai Ghoussoub and Shahid Merali, AL SAQI BOOKS and KUFA GALLERY, London, November 2001
ROLLING STOCK, 'TRAIN PIECES', curated by Guy Sherwin and Chloë Stewart, RCA/Lux
EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL , artist presentation, BROKEN PIECES for the CO-OP, multi-screen projection, and PERFORMANCE FILM, TERRA VERMIN, double projection
BAY 67, DEEP TROUBLE, expanded 5 screen video projection on Westway Motorway for Portobello Film Festival 2001, Anna Thew and Tina Keane
CENTRE OF ATTENTION at Wilson's Music Hall, BROKEN PIECES (I) for the Hospital
MUTE LOOPS, Launch of ART IN SIGHT, FILMWAVES magazine Issue no.14, Lux Gallery
SUBVERSIVE, ANNA THEW & FRIENDS, curated by Sofia Phoca for POST VIRAL ART exhibition, 291 Gallery, Hackney, London

2002
L'ALTERNATIVA Centro de Cultura Barcelona - BROKEN PIECES II - multi projection
NO SLEEP TILL HAMMERSMITH - a night of video, Central Space, Hammersmith
KURZFILMTAGE OBERHAUSEN, 'Zhensheena Minskaya'. Selection for Oberhausen Distribution
GATE, Dartmoor Outdoor Projection curated by Tina Keane and Tim Eastrop
BROKEN PIECES I - III, Single and Multi-Screen Films by Anna Thew, MM Centar, Zagreb and Galerie Otòk, Arte Radionica Lazareti, Dubrovnik 2002
L'ALTERNATIVA, BROKEN PIECES, Anna Thew multi-screen projection, Cultural Centre for Contemporary Arts, Barcelona 2002

2003 CHANGING TIMES, Tate Britain, Fragments for Eye Drift, double screen, curated by Lucy Reynolds
ARRANGEMENT, the use of flowers in art, RHODES MANN, London, MOURNING GARDEN BLACKBIRD dvd double screen, curated by Fred Mann
VISIONARY LANDSCAPES at Cecil Sharp House, multi-screen programme, curated by Ben Cook, LUX/London Arts
THE 24TH POSSIBLE - Anna Thew, Pip Chodorov, Ken Jacobs, Phil Solomon, Jonas Mekas, Memorial Programme for Stan Brakhage, Field Kitchen and Skalvijos Cine Centres, Vilnius, Lithuania, curated by David Ellis and Saulius Uzpelkis
CINéMA DIFFéRENT, multi screen programme, curated by Karen Mirza, Brad Butler, Paris
SHOW-WORKX @ Bay 67, Open Air film projection on WEST WAY Motorway

2004
KURZFILMTAGE OBERHAUSEN 2004, L.F.M.C. DEMOLITION TATE BRITAIN, A CENTURY OF ARTISTS FILM, November 2003 - January 2004 curated by David Curtis in collaboration with ILLUMINATIONS and the TATE

2005
THE ARTISTS CINEMA, FRIEZE ART FAIR, Regents Park, London, curated by Chrissie Isles,
GALLERIA PACK, LONG LIVE ROMANCE pt II, double screen DVD installation and drawings, as part of START MILAN, October - November 2005, curated by Franko B, in collaboration with GALLERIA LIPANJE PUNTIN, LONG LIVE ROMANCE pt II - painting and collage, Rome, November 2005
M.S. STUBNITZ, DEEP TROUBLE, ANNA THEW double and triple screen projections, Amsterdam
LIGHT CONE Distribution Preview, Paris - L.F.M.C. DEMOLITION

2006
INTIMATE JOURNEYS, double screen 16mm, curated by Lynn Loo, Candid Arts Trust, London ANOTHER WAVE, GLOBAL QUEER CINEMA, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART NEW YORK, curated by Jim Hubbard, September 2006
TIME FLESH & NERVE, multi-screen 16mm, THE LOUNGE, Dalston
SCRATCH PROJECTIONS, FOUND FOOTAGE II, L.F.M.C DEMOLITION, Light Cone, Paris
L.F.M.C.DEMOLITION, FACT, Liverpool, ARNOLFINI, Bristol

TRANSMISSIONS
Z - TV, Norway, Denmark Dec. '95
TRANSMISSIONS SNARK La Sept/Arte, Nov. '94
RUSSIAN STATE TELEVISION St. Petersburg, Mar. '94
MIDNIGHT UNDERGROUND Channel 4, Sept. '93

RADIO INTERVIEWS
SWEDISH RADIO, Tampere, '94
NIGHTWAVES, B.B.C. Radio 3, Oct. '93.

JURY
Split International Festival of New Film & Video, Croatia, 1997. Hamburg International Short Film Festival 1995. Dresden International Film Festival, 1994

CURATING/PROGRAMMING

1981
CO-OP FILMS '81, initiated and curated the first London Film Co-operative Distribution Preview Show, at the LFMC and LMC, Gloucester Avenue, including retrospective, expanded works and performance running simultaneously in the LMC. (see poster gallery)

1982
MITARBEITER IN DER LONDON FILM CO-OP in collaboration with Padeluun, CounterFilmFestival Mitropa and Jazzraum, Berlin
LFMC Summer Show Panel 1982
CO-OP FILMS '82, the 2nd LFMC Distribution Preview Show and international conference on Distribution of Avant Garde Film

1986
'GEGEN DEN STROM', (Against the Current),New British Films in Berlin, at the Arsenal Cinema and British Council, Berlin, sponsored by the British Council Berlin

1990
'FOUND FOOTAGE' & 'SURFACE NOSTALGIA', LFMC CINEMA, London

1991
'OUTRAGEOUS' & 'THE FALLACIES OF HEROISM AND WAR' in collaboration with Chris Woods of OUTRAGE, and the CND, LFMC CINEMA, London

1992
ANDY WARHOL Programme, Chelsea College of Art and Design

1994
FLUX at the MINEMA London, weekly series of Avant-garde Film, Live Music & Performance programes, incl. 'FALLIBLE FOOTAGE', 'PROFLIGACY & THE CASTING OF COUCH', 'MAYHEM' & 'NEW SOUNDSCAPE FILMS'. (See FLUX programmes).
'THE EARLY UNDERGROUND', 'WITH MOTHS AND DOTS AND LOVE AND DEATH', Kent Institute of Art and Design and N.U.S.

1994
NEW BRITISH FILM AND VIDEO, FILM NIGHTS FROM LONDON, touring programme, Leipzig, Halle, Dresden and Berlin, sponsorship British Council Leipzig

1996
FLUX performance & expanded projections, IMPROMPTU at the MILCH Gallery, London

1998
FLUX projections, FREE RADICALS, Riverside Studios, London

1999
A LOVE AFFAIR WITH FILM, SHORTS I LIKE etc. the LUX Cinema, London
2001
SUBVERSIVE, curated with Sofia Phoca for Post Viral Art, 291 Gallery, Hackney, London

1985-2005
TO FREE THE CINEMA, CINE ART, EXPERIMENTAL CINEMA, EXPERIMENTAL FILM,
an annual series of seminar screenings on celluloid, at Chelsea School of Art,
latterly College of Art, giving an overview of experimental work in moving image from the turn of the twentieth century to the present, occasionally repeated at other venues and colleges, including Central Saint Martin's, Goldsmiths and Wimbledon, launched by Nick Wadley for Chelsea students, after the death of Chelsea Film Tutor, Anne Rees Mogg, but with continued support from Art Historians, Toshio Watanabe and Chris Yetton.

DISTRIBUTION/SALES
EXILE FILMS, LUX, BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE, EDITION SALZGEBER, Berlin, LIGHT CONE, Paris, OBERHAUSEN FILM FESTIVAL DISTRIBUTION, EUROPEAN MEDIA KUNST FESTIVAL OSNABRÜCK.

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