Chris Boyd is a British contemporary artist whose multi-media work is preoccupied with the interrelationships with technology and modes of Being. Boyd has shown work at a wide variety of galleries, events and venues, including Tate Online, FACT, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, The Lowry, Roundhouse, Urbis, Corsica Studios, The Bigger Picture with The Cornerhouse. A broad spectrum of Boyd's visual art and commercial work has been broadcast including music video channels, MTV, 4 Music, BBC 2, Channel 4 and Channel 5. He was joint winner of the Big Art Challenge UK Art Prize in 2004, a 6 part series on channel 5. A recipient of a Microwave award from FACT in 2004. In 2005 he provided a video in 40 Artists 40 Days, a special Tate Britain project supporting London's Olympic bid that brought the games to Britain in 2012.


Swedenborg Film Festival

24th March

6:30 - 9:00 pm

Swedenborg Hall


Screening: The Calling

co-curated by Gareth Evans (Whitechapel Gallery) and Nora Foster (Frieze)

Manchester Film Festival

Saturday 5th March

8:00 pm

HOME (formerly Cornerhouse)


Official selection: The Calling

Experimental Shortlist

It screens in competition with six other experimental shorts before a feature documentary about the experimental filmmaker, Paul Sharits.

CeC 2016

10th Carnival of e-Creativity

26th - 28th February

Shillong, Meghalaya, India

Screening: [cthorsion scrypt fantomsens]

One Screen

10th February

Sunshine Cinemas

New York, USA

Official selection: [cthorsion scrypt fantomsons]

Experimental Shortlist

Filmmaking that rigorously re-evaluates cinematic conventions and explores alternatives to traditional narratives or methods of working.

Animate 4

4th Cologne Art & Animation Festival

Cologne, Germany

Screening: [cthorsion scrypt fantomsens]

Recent Projects