Dan Guthrie is an artist, researcher, writer and programmer whose work often explores facets of Black Britishness, with an interest in examining how they manifest themselves in rural areas. He currently lives and works in Stroud, Gloucestershire.


dan@danguthrie.net | instagram.com/danglefree


Current and upcoming

2022    Submissions Viewer, Glasgow Short Film Festival
2021    Artist Moving Image Commission, Exeter Phoenix
2021/22   Day School, East Bristol Contemporary

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

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

Workshops and residencies

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’? Racism row divides Cotswolds town, 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   Artist Development Bursary, The Box, Plymouth