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Chris Welsby screenings & exhibitions

Installation Exhibitions

1975

ACME Gallery, London (Shore Line)

1977

Perspectives on British Avant-Garde Film, Hayward Gallery, London (Shore Line, six-projector film installation.)

1979

B2 Gallery, London (Shore Line II)

1980

De Appel Gallery, Amsterdam (Estuary film and photography installation)

1981

Tate Gallery, London (Shore Line II, installation, performance, video, film)

1983

Slowdancer Film and Video Co-operative, Liverpool (Rainfall installation)

1985

Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge (Sky Light, six-projector installation version)

1986

Charting Time, Serpentine Gallery, London (Sky Light six-projector film installation)

1990

Signs of the Times Exhibition of British Media Installations, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford Centre of Contemporary Art (Rainfall Installation)

1992

Signs of the Times, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester (Rainfall)

1993

Signs of the Times Touring Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; Centre d'Art et de Culture, La Ferme du Buisson, Paris; Manifeste-30 Ans de Creation Cinématographique en Perspective, Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (Rainfall Installation)

1999

Western Front Gallery, Vancouver (Lost Lake)

2000

Tate Gallery St. Ives, St. Ives (Tide Line)

2001

At Sea Exhibition, Tate Gallery, Liverpool (Drift installation and Tide Line)

2002

Far Horizons Public Art Exhibition, Vancouver (Tide Line Contained)
Sea Seen Six Screen, Gallery 291, London (Shore Line II)

2003

Science Fictions, Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore (At Sea)

2004

Artspace Gallery, Sydney (Changing Light and Waterfall)
Evolutions International Media Arts Festival, Leeds (At Sea)

2005

The Ottawa Art Gallery (Weathervane, windmill installation version)
Oakville Galleries (Weathervane)
Solo exhibition, Plug In-Institute of Contemporary Arts, Winnipeg (At Sea, Waterfall and Lost Lake #2)
DeLeon White Gallery, Toronto (Lost Lake #2)

2006

Timeless-Time Landscape and New Media, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto (Trees in Winter)

Individual Screenings

1973

London Filmmakers' Co-op

1974

London Filmmakers' Co-op

1975

Tate Gallery, London
Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham

1976

Anthology Film Archives, Millennium, New York; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Film Group at N.A.M.E., Chicago; Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley; Canyon Cinema, San Francisco; Theatre Vanguard, Los Angeles; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

1977

Gallery Cavalino, Venice, Italy
Spectro Arts Centre, Newcastle
ACME Gallery, London (Shore Line, six-projector installation)
Omnium Film Co-op, Paris
British Council, Paris
Stedlijk, Amsterdam

1978

L'Espace Lyonnais D'Art Contemporain, Lyons; Avignon Film Festival

1979

Film Centrum, Den Haag
Melkweg, Amsterdam

1980

Kommunales Kino, Frankfurt; Das Kino, Karlsruhe; Kommunales Kino Stuttgart; Kommunales Kino, Kiel; Arsenal, Berlin; National Museum of Art, Budapest; De Appel Gallery, Amsterdam (Estuary film and photography installation)
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford

1981

Tate Gallery, London (Shore Line II six-projector installation)
ACME Gallery, London (Estuary film and photography installation)
Millennium, New York; Filmmakers' Co-op, Chicago; Canyon Cinema, San Francisco; Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley; Portland Art Museum, Portland; Encounter Cinema, Los Angeles; Pacific Cinemathèque, Vancouver

1983

Bridewell Studios, Liverpool
B2 Gallery, London (Shore Line II six-projector installation)
Spacex Gallery, Exeter
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

1984

Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge

1985

Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge (Sky Light, six-projector installation version)

1988

London Film Festival, National Film Theatre, London (Sky Light)

1989

Chicago Filmmakers, The Art Institute, Chicago; Millennium, New York; Innis Film Society, Toronto; Emily Carr College of Art & Design,Vancouver; Pacific Cinemathèque, Vancouver; Film Forum, Los Angeles; The Art Institute, San Francisco; Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley; Cinemathèque, San Francisco; Utica College, Syracuse; Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh (Sky Light & Retrospective)

1990

Pacific Cinemathèque, Vancouver
B.C. Directors, Harbour Centre, Vancouver (Sky Light & Retrospective)

1992

Robert Flaherty International Film Seminar, Aurora, New York (Sea Pictures)

1993

Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Pacific Cinemathèque, Vancouver
Cinemathèque, San Francisco
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (Sea Pictures & Retrospective)

1995

Austrian Filmmakers' Co-op, Vienna
Light Cone Cinéma, Paris
Cinemathèque Royale, Filmmuseum, Brussels (Drift & Retrospective)
Association Mire, Nantes (Drift & Retrospective)

1995

National Film Theatre, London (Drift & Retrospective)

1996

Museum of Modern Art, New York (Drift & Retrospective)

1999

Western Front Gallery, Vancouver (Lost Lake video wall installation)

2001

Film Forum, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (Retrospective)
Doc Films, University of Chicago (Retrospective)

2004

Evolutions International Media Arts Festival, Leeds (Retrospective)
Institute Of Modern Art, Melbourne
Artspace Gallery, Sydney

2005

Cinema of Light Wind and Sea, Cinemathèque of Ontario at the AGO

Group Screenings

1970

National Film Theatre, London

1972

National Film Theatre, London

1973

Festival of Independent/Avant-Garde Film, National Film Theatre, London

1974

Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1975

British Avant-Garde Landscape Films, Tate Gallery, London
Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen

1976

Edinburgh Film Festival, Edinburgh
National Film Theatre, London

1977

Perspectives on British Avant-Garde Film, Hayward Gallery, London (Shore Line, six-projector film installation)

1978

Perspectives on English Avant-Garde Film, Arts Council & British Council International Touring Exhibition

1979

Film as Film, Hayward Gallery, London

1980

Festival of Nations, Amsterdam (Shore Line six-projector installation)

1981

Art and the Sea Touring Exhibition: Bristol; Glasgow; Southampton
European Avant-Garde Film, American Federation of the Arts Touring Exhibition, USA

1982

Art and the Sea, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

1983

Landscape in Film and Video, London Filmmakers' Co-op
Cubism and the Cinema, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, and the Tate Gallery, London

1984

Artist as Filmmaker, National Film Theatre, London

1985

New Pluralism, Tate Gallery, London

1986

Charting Time, Serpentine Gallery, London (Sky Light, six projector installation)
Art in Cinema—The International Avant-Garde Film, National Film Theatre, London
Avant-Garde Landscape Film, Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge
European Avant-Garde Film, Millennium, New York

1988

London International Film Festival, National Film Theatre, London

1989

International Experimental Film Congress, Toronto

1990

Signs of the Times International Touring Exhibition of British Media Installations, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (Rainfall film installation)
Centre of Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Stadtkino, Vienna

1991

Zeeland Film Festival, Netherlands
25 Years of British Avant-Garde Filmmaking, Tate Gallery, London

1992

London International Film Festival, National Film Theatre, London
Manifeste—30 ans de Création Cinématographique en Perspective, Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1993

Manifeste—30 Ans de Creation Cinématographique en Perspective, Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Antwerpen '93, Stuc Arts Centre, Antwerp, Belgium
Academy Theatre of Honolulu, Hawaii
Signs of the Times, Centre d'Art et de Culture, La Ferme du Buisson, Paris (Rainfall film installation.)

1994

English Avant-Garde Classics, National Film Theatre, London
Les Absences de la Photographie, Cinéma Libre, Montréal, Québec

1995

Poétique de la Couleur, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Viper International Film Festival, Luzern, Switzerland — Winner of Best Film Award for Drift

1996

Northwest Film & Video Festival, Portland, Oregon — Winner of Kodak Production Award for Drift
Surface Tension, Foundation for Art & Cinema, San Francisco
Der Blick der Moderne, Stadtkino, Vienna
Les Projections Revolutionnaires, Galérie Jordan-Devarrieux, Paris
Nature & Cinema, Film Forum, Los Angeles & Cinemathèque, San Francisco
Une Carte Blanche de Ça Va Pas le Caisson, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers
Paysages Contemporains, Kino Musei, Moscow

1997

Landscape: The Pastoral to the Urban, Centre for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Festival de Gindou: La Photographie et Le Cinéma, Gindou, France
Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Film als Film Touring Exhibition, Germany

1998

Surcales - Projection en Plein Air, Association Mire, Nantes

1999

The Other British Cinema, National Film Theatre, London
Electromediascope, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Society Co-operative, Arl a Lato, Bologna Generazione Media, Associazione Culturale, Milan
Association Mire, Nantes, France
Braquage, Paris Universite de Paris I, Pantheon - La Sorbonne, Paris Sciences En Fete, Toulouse, France
Orgone Cinema, Pittsburgh

2000

Far Horizons, Tate Gallery St Ives (Tide Line, twelve-monitor DVD installation)
Society Co-operative, Arl a Lato, Bologna
Association Mire, Nantes, France
Festival of New Media, Rhizome, Besancon, France
European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck
Grains De Lumiere, Marseille
Landscape: The Pastoral to the Urban, Bard College, Annadale, New York
Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-75, Whitechapel Gallery, London
The Other British Cinema, National Film Theatre, London
Electromediascope, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck (Colour Separation)

2001

Live in Your Head Touring Exhibition, Museo Do Chiado, Lisbon
At Sea, Tate Gallery, Liverpool (Drift and Tide Line installations)
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (Streamline)
Orgone Cinema, Pittsburgh (Seven Days)
Documentary Film group, Chicago Scratch Projections, Paris (Drift)
Association Mire, Nantes, France (Colour Separation)
L'Abominable, Asnieres Sur Seine, France (Colour Separation)

2002

Sea Seen Six Screen, Gallery 291, London (Shoreline II)
Cinématheque, San Francisco
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley
Shoot Shoot Shoot, The First Decade of the London Film-Makers' Co-operative & British Avant-Garde Film 1966-76, Tate Modern, London (River Yar, Wind Vane, Fforest Bay II and Windmill II)
Cinema in Nature, Via Calabritto, Naples Sciences en Fete, Toulouse, France (Wind Vane, Windmill)
Videoex, Zurich (Windmill)
Centre De Cultura Contemporania, Barcelona (Colour Separation)
La Menagerie De Verre, Paris (Drift)
Bandits-Mages, Bourges, France (Drift)
On General Release: Artists film in Britain 1968-72, Norwich Gallery, Norwich (Park Film)
Institute of Visual Culture, Cambridge (*Park Film)

2003

Visionary Landscapes: folk, film, landscape, Cecil Sharp House, London A Century of Artists' Film in Britain, Tate Britain, London Renier Claire, Paris (Colour Separation)
Cinema De Balie, Amsterdam (Seven Days)
Shoot Shoot Shoot, British Avant-Garde Film 1966-76 World Tour:
Scratch Projections, Paris
Brisbane International Film Festival, Brisbane
Melbourne Film Festival, Melbourne
Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek, Berlin
Deutsches Filmuseum, Frankfurt
Kino 46, Bremen
Kinemathek Karlsruhe e.v., Karlsruhe
Komunalis Kino Metropolis, Hamburg
Kunsthales Basel, Basel Germany
Atrium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Fundacio Anthoni Tapiez, Barcelona
Anthology Film Archives, New York

2004

Filter India Film Festival, Mumbai
Double Vision Pioneers, World Wide Video Festival, Rotterdam (River Yar)
J Paul Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Arora Picture Show, Houston
AMOUR FOU Filmproduktion, Vienna
Expanded Cinema-Film als Spektakel, PheonixHalle, Dortmund, Germany
Shoot Shoot Shoot, British Avant-Garde Film 1966-76 World Tour continued:
Image Forum, Hillside Plaza, Tokyo
German Cultural Institute, Kyoto
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama
Image Forum, Seoul Experimental Film Festival, Seoul
Oikodrome: First European Networks conference on Sustainable Practice, Vienna Institute Of Urban Sustainability, Vienna
Orgone Cinema, Pittsburgh
Aurora Picture Show Houston, Texas
Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Documentary Film Group, Chicago
Block Museum of Art, Evanston, USA
San Francisco Cinematheque, San Francisco
Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley

2005

Canyon Cinema San Francisco
Eye Drum, Atlanta

Images from At Sea, 2003

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