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  • Peter Doig, Man with a Camera 2013

    Peter Doig, Man with a Camera 2013

    Image courtesy the artist and Michael Werner Gallery, New York and London
    Photo: Mark-Woods.com 

  • Shezad Dawood film still from A Mystery Play 2010 showing a man dressed in a white suit going up a wide marble staircase

    Shezad Dawood
    Production still from A Mystery Play 2010

    Commissioned by Plug-In ICA Winnipeg Canada

  • Bonnie Camplin film still from Terrazzo 2008 showing a large plush toy white horse with wings

    Bonnie Camplin
    Film still from Terrazzo 2008

    Courtesy the artist and Cabinet London

  • Clio Barnard The Arbor 2010 video still of a redheaded teenage girl sitting on a sofa outside

    Clio Barnard
    The Arbor 2010
    video still

    © Clio Barnard and Verve Pictures

  • Patrick Keiller Robinson in Ruins 2010: Xanthoria parietina on road sign, March 2008 video still

    Patrick Keiller
    Robinson in Ruins 2010: Xanthoria parietina on road sign, March 2008
    video still

    Courtesy the artist.
    © Patrick Keiller

  • Andrew Kötting An History of Civilisation 2010 video still

    Andrew Kötting
    An History of Civilisation 2010
    video still

    Courtesy the artist and Gary Parker.
    © Andrew Kötting

  • Jennet Thomas, All Suffering SOON TO END! 2010 Video still: green nun

    Jennet Thomas, All Suffering SOON TO END! 2010
    Video still

    Courtesy the artist and Paul Tarragó featuring Helena Goldwater as the Green Nun
    © Jennet Thomas

  • Pablo Bronstein, Constantinople Kaleidoscope 2012

    Pablo Bronstein, Constantinople Kaleidoscope 2012

    Photo: Tate Photography, Gabrielle Fonseca Johnson
    Courtesy the artist and Herald Street, London
    © Pablo Bronstein

  • Magali Reus Background 2009 HD video still

    Magali Reus
    Background 2009
    HD video still

    Courtesy the artist and The Approach, London
    © Magali Reus

  • Mikhail Karikis & Uriel Orlow, Sounds From Beneath 2010–12 video screening at Tate Britain Monday 17 February 2014

    Mikhail Karikis & Uriel Orlow, Sounds From Beneath 2010–12
    Video still

    Courtesy the artists
    © Mikhail Karikis & Uriel Orlow

Assembly is a major survey of internationally acclaimed single-screen artists’ film and video. Including more than eighty artists, the list is drawn from thirty-six leading international film specialists who were invited to nominate outstanding recent works. Screenings take place at Tate Britain in the Clore Auditorium: on Sundays, feature length films are shown, and on Mondays curated programmes of shorter films are followed by discussions with invited speakers and the artists. Each weekly theme suggests a contested area of practice and prompts a dialogue that continues from one screening to the next, encouraging discussion and debate about contemporary film and video.

The development of digital technology in particular has impacted the distribution, aesthetics and accessibility of film. The popularity of artists’ film and video has surged during the last decade with screenings occurring in numerous venues from galleries to film festivals, from television to online.

The series champions internationally acclaimed single-screen work made over the last five years. Assembly is a unique opportunity to consider what is being produced here and now, throwing into relief and celebrating differences across various artists’ practices in the medium.

Assembly: A Survey of Artists’ Film and Video in Britain is curated by Stuart Comer, formerly Tate, now chief curator Media and Performance, MoMA; George Clark, Tate Modern; and Melissa Blanchflower, Tate Britain; with independent curators Simon Payne and Andrew Vallance.

Tate Film is supported by Maja Hoffmann / LUMA Foundation

With additional support for Assembly from Bilge Ogut-Cumbusyan & Haro Cumbusyan

Events in this series

Saturday 23 November 2013, 18.1519.45
Monday 25 November 2013, 19.0021.00
Sunday 1 December 2013, 15.0016.00
Monday 2 December 2013, 19.0021.00
Sunday 8 December 2013, 15.0017.00
Monday 9 December 2013, 19.0021.00
Sunday 12 January 2014, 15.0017.00
Monday 13 January 2014, 19.0021.00
Monday 20 January 2014, 19.0021.00
Sunday 26 January 2014, 15.0017.00
Monday 27 January 2014, 19.0021.00
Sunday 2 February 2014, 15.0017.00
Monday 3 February 2014, 19.0021.00
Sunday 9 February 2014, 14.0017.30
Monday 10 February 2014, 19.0021.00
Monday 17 February 2014, 19.0021.00
Sunday 23 February 2014, 15.0017.00
Monday 24 February 2014, 19.0021.00
Sunday 2 March 2014, 12.0018.00
Monday 3 March 2014, 19.0021.00
Sunday 9 March 2014, 15.0017.00
Monday 10 March 2014, 19.0021.00
Saturday 15 March 2014, 19.0022.30