Dan Guthrie is an artist, researcher and writer who often works with moving images to explore representations of Black Britishness, with an interest in examining how they manifest themselves in rural areas. He lives and works in Stroud, Gloucestershire.


dan@danguthrie.net | instagram.com/danglefree


Current and forthcoming

2021        Coaley Peak (A Fragment), Exeter Phoenix Commission
2022        Loops Podcast, Caraboo Projects
2022        Submissions Viewer, Glasgow Short Film Festival
2021/22   Day School, East Bristol Contemporary
2021 -      Review Panel Member, Stroud District Council

Moving image work

2019        albion, refreshed, BBC New Creatives / ICA
2019        Three Young Men on a Bench, Self-produced
2018        Seven Stages, Channel 4 First Acts / Calling the Shots

Screenings and exhibitions

2021        Big Screen Southend, Focal Point Gallery
2021        A Counterchange of Saltires, Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival
2020        UJ Remix, Stroud and Stonehouse Stations
2020        Frames within Frames, Obsidian Coast
2020        Current Transmissions, ICA
2019        Beyond the Voyage Vol. 2, Tate Exchange
2019        You (don’t) deserve to be an artist, 310 New Cross Road
2019        Beyond the Voyage, ICA
2018        CABLES & CAMERAS + MANDEM, Cube Microplex

2018        Playback Festival, ICA

Film programming work

2021        Submissions Viewer, Glasgow Short Film Festival
2021        UK Selection Committee, London Short Film Festival
2020        No Fact of Blackness, London Short Film Festival
2020        Programme Assistant, London Short Film Festival
2020        UK Selection Committee, London Short Film Festival
2019        Skin in the Game, SITE Festival
2019        Preselector, Gold on Film
2019        Young Programmer, London Short Film Festival

Residencies and programmes

2021        Instagram residency, East Bristol Contemporary
2021        brb... residency, Caraboo Projects x the garage
2021        Night School VII, East Bristol Contemporary
2020        brb... mentoring, Caraboo Projects
2020        IFFR Sessions, International Film Festival Rotterdam
2019        AMPlify Residency, Wysing Arts Centre

Talks and interviews

2021        Is time up for the ‘Blackboy clock’? The Guardian
2020        My Albion: New Myths, BBC Radio 4
2020        My Big Break, Sheffield Doc/Fest
2020        Artist Feature, Good on Paper

Awards and bursaries

2021       November Grantee, Grand Plan
2021       Time Space Money, a-n
2021       Artist Development Bursary, The Box Plymouth