I work responsively. Often the people I make work with are those who welcome the opportunity to have their voice heard, at other times it’s the simple delight in making work co-creatively.

International screenings include Tate Modern, London Short Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival. Installations of artists’ moving image include live performance projection events within James Turrell’s Sky Space at Tremenheere Sculpture Park in Cornwall, multiple installations at National Trust properties, in private homes and for promenade performances.

Installations / Screenings

2022 NOT JUST A GARDEN. Commission: Arts&Heritage. Celebrating the centenary of Furzey Gardens. Films, audio and multi media installation

2021 INVISIBLE. short film / performances / residency – collaboration with Brenda Waite Stroud Valley Arts. Stroud Film Festival.

2019 TIME IN A RED COAT. Film and installation. Collaboration with Jane Ford for Material Flow curated by Patricia Brien at Museum in the Park, Stroud.

2019 COCHINEAL. Installation within Tara Down’s Miniature Museum at Museum in the Park, Stroud.

2018-19 BITTER PINEAPPLES. Film: with dancer Gabriel Galvez-Prado. Hansard Gallery / City Eye / Mexican Film Week, Stroud Film Festival

2018 FLOTILLA. Film commissioned as interpretation of a poem by Owen Lowery.

2019 AM I IN DANGER. Multiple installation – performance based event at Homerton College Cambridge. Collaboration with ‘neuf’ film group.

2017 Displacement expanded cinema during Cambridge Film Festival with neuf experimental film group.

2016 NEUF AT HOME 4 – annual collaborative installations with neuf – experimental film.

2015 FULL OF ME with Gabriel Galvez (documentary about dementia)

A Balancing Act ­– WATER. Drawing Breath – AIR.
Collaboration with Pauline Thomas. The two films were sent out to international sound and word artists who created interpretations. Mulitple installations and screenings including James Turrell Skyspace, Cornwall, Mottisfont National Trust, The Manor Hemingford Grey, Winchester and Stroud Film festivals. St John on Bethnal Green, End of the Road Café.

2015 NEUF AT HOME 3 – annual collaborative installations with neuf – experimental film

2014 COLD. Festival Hall, Commission TRANSLATION GAMES. Kings College.

2014 NEUF AT HOME 2. Annual collaborative installations with neuf – experimental film

2013 WHAT WE MADE. Commission TRANSLATION GAMES. Kings College.

2013-12 FOREVER FOR EVERYONE. Mottisfont NT Residency followed by a 6 month installation of 16 Films throughout the house.

2013 NEUF AT HOME 1 – annual collaborative installations with neuf – experimental film

2012 30% (WOMEN AND POLITICS IN SIERRA LEONE) commission: Pathways for Womens Empowerment. Collaboration Em Cooper animation. A Real World Film commissioned by Pathways for Women’s Empowerment and Screen South UK – Em Cooper (animation) and Jenny Cuffe (BBC journalist). – Premiered at the 2012 Sierra Leone International Film Festival / Uk Premiere at the Southampton Film Week (Best film award) UK / A Vimeo ‘Staff Pick’. Sundance Film Festival 2013 / Mecal Short Film Festival Barcelona Spain / Yu Yu Yi Freetown Sierra Leone / Melbourne Human Rights Film Festival Australia / Twin Cities Black Film Festival USA / Flying Broom Ankara Turkey / Real Film Festival Newcastle Sydney Australia / I Will Tell Film Festival London UK / Film Brothers Productions Wilmington Dellaware US / Montreal Black Film Festival Canada / Milwaulkee Film Festival USA / Cinema et Droits Humains Amnesty Paris / Underwire London UK / Carrefour du cinéma d’animation Paris, France / London Feminist Film Festival / Houses of Parliament London / Athena Film Festival New York USA / Women’s Freedom Center Battleboro USA / Mobile Kino Fement Berlin Germany / Frontline Club London / Luxor African Film Festival / Art on the Underground London /

2012 MAKING IT. collaboration with Alice Kettle – International textile artist

2012 EARTH. Collaboration with Suna Imre dancer

2012 REFUGE – It’s My Home Now. A Project with Southampton refugees.

2011 Mirror Lens Womens Art Collection Murray Edwards College. A Point of View.

2009-10 IT WORKS BOTH WAYS. Pinhole Photography / short films with Louisa Makolski. The Arc, Winchester installation / West London Synagogue Art Café ‘Laugh or Cry’ / Five by Five Film Installation ‘Water, love runs down’ Nottingham Trent Uni. / Kunstfilmtag, Dusseldorf – ‘Language is the House we live in’ / London Short Film Festival / Mirror Lens – Womens Art Collection Murray Edwards College / AND (Abandon Normal Devices) at FACT – Liverpool / Cambridge International Film Festival / Light Up Festival – Murray Edwards University of Cambridge / Southampton Film Festival – 3 films installed – Beginning Middle End / Kube Gallery Poole – A Point of View /

2009 FARMS OF INNOCENCE. Selected for Figuring Landscapes. International touring exhibition including Tate Modern, Australia tour: Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane / eMerge Media Space, James Cook University, Townsville / Melbourne Cinémathèque. UK Tour: Tate Modern London / Artsway , New Forest / Dundee Contemporary Arts / FACT, Liverpool / Vivid, Birmingham /Showroom, Sheffield / Glimmer, The 7th Hull International Short Film / Site Festival, Stroud Valley Artspace / Cinecity Brighton Film Festival /Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff / Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow / National Womens Day event – HMS President. London

2009 TEN DAYS AT THE LAUNDRY. Winchester. 3 film installation.

2007 BURNT ON. Pinhole photos of India. New Greenham Arts, Newbury

2006 THE FAMILIAR AND THE UNFAMILIAR. Pinhole photographs and films Winchester Gallery

2004 Billboards in Winchester (bursary fotonet-south)

Awards / Commissions / Residencies

2021-2 Arts&Heritage – Meeting Point programme, Arts Council – Not Just A Garden.

2021 Residency at SVA. Arts Co funded. The Space Between Us – with Brenda Waite.

2018 Residency SVA – Moving Stills – with Jeannie Driver.

2017 Arts Council – Owen Lowery, – commissioned film interpretation of poem ‘Flotilla’

2015 Best Fine Art film – Winchester Short Film Festival – for ‘Air’

2014/15 Revolve:R Edition 1 and 2 Artist Book commissioned by Sam Treadaway Ricarda Vidal Kings College University of London.

2014 Translation Games Film commission, ‘What We Made’ for Kings College / Queen Mary University of London.

2014 Art on the Underground – Birds Eye View 30% (Women and Politics in Sierra Leone)

2013 Translation Games Film commission, ‘Cold’ for Kings College / Queen Mary University of London

2013 10 Days Creative Collisions Award: Curator and film maker for Elemental Dialogues films / poetry / music / dance / drawing / text / website

2013 Vimeo Staff Pick 30% (Women and Politics in Sierra Leone)

2012 – 13 Mottisfont / National Trust Residency ‘A Place for Art’ – 6 month exhib.

2012 Southampton Film Week – Best Film award and 1st audience choice

2011 Real World Films / Screen South Commission Women and politics in Sierra Leone

2008 Arts Council Funded collaborative lens based work with Louisa Makolski

2004 Arts Council Funding for India pinhole expedition, technician and exhibition

2004 fotonet-south bursary for Billboard project and website launch.

2002 Arts Council Funding – Creative writing mentor / project

2000 New Forest Arts, Fuji sponsored award for pinhole photography.


2014 History of Art – A student’s Handbook by Marcia Pointon

2013 Making It – iBook Film for Prof Alice Kettle’s publication

2012 Guardian Global Development featured 30% (Women and Politics in Sierra Leone)

2012 Kunstfilmtag Dusseldorf: ‘Art Which Speaks for us’ Text / images Anna Cady and Text by Jenny Chamarette

2012 To See a Different World – iBook by Anna Cady Published by Electric Imprint incorporating image, text and film.

2009 Figuring Landscapes Catalogue for international touring exhibition.

2006 Burnt On artist book by Anna Cady Published by the Winchester Gallery.