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2024

 

Ann Arbor Film Festival

Surfeit II, Cafe Oto, London

Light Matter, Touring Programme, New York Filmmakers Co-op, NYC

Light Matter, Touring Programme, The Guild, Albuquerque/Santa Fe

2023

Light Matter, Film Festival, Alfred, NY 

Strangloscope Festival, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Contact: 'Intervals', Iklectik, London

Lights Move, Jewellers, Morecambe

Associação Audio-Visual CUT, Macao, China

Simon Payne: Systems Cinema, Cinema Parenthèse, Brussels

M Plus Museum, Hong Kong

 

2022

Beyond Beck Road, Hackney, London

Color Corrections, Film Studies Center, University of Chicago

Scratch Projections Expanded, Light Cone 40th Anniversary, Paris

Film Talks, Cafe Oto, London

 

2021

Fields of View, The Others, London

 

2019
Systems Cinema (in Company) Lightcone/Scratch Projections, Paris
Systems Cinema (in Company) The Cube Cinema/BEEF, Bristol
Systems Cinema (in Company) Close Up, London
Unseen Cinema, Denver, Colorado
Alternative Frames - Simon Payne, Carte Blanche, Cineinfinito, Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona
Systems Cinema: Simon Payne, Videos (1998–2018), Cineinfinito, Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona
Fracto, Experimental Film Festival, Berlin
Currents, New Media Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico,
22nd Rencontres Traverse Vidéo, Toulouse
Expanded and Experimental Animation, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Expanded and Experimental Animation, LUX, London

 

2018

A Man Ray Legacy, Galleria d'Arte Moderna dei Musei Civici, San Gimignano, Italy

Divisions of the Screen, Analogue Ensemble, Whitstable Biennale

Chroma Depth, Big Ears Festival, Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee

 

2017

Antimatter Festival, Victoria BC, Canada

Black and Light, Supernormal Festival, Oxfordshire, August.

Contact: Pairs: Jennifer Nightingale / Simon Payne, June

Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Holding Space, The Brick Cube, London

EMAF, European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck 

Video: To Flowers, And Or Gallery, London

Yebusi International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo Photographic Museum

 

2016

Contact Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Apiary Studios, London

London Calling, Regional Support Network, Toronto

Onion City Film Festival, Chicago

 

2015
Video no.2, Evelyn Yard, London
Colour in Motion, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Building Structures, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Video no.1, Evelyn Yard, London
Negative Light, Microscope Gallery, New York
Contact: Edges and Intervals, Apiary Studios, London
The Bleeping Light: Explorative Sensoriums, Museo Nitsch Belvedere, Naples
50 Years of Ann Arbor Film Festival, Animator Festival, Poznan, Poland
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
Black Box Festival, Seattle
e: THE: REAL ZONE: cinema in cybernetik space, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
Simon Payne: NOT AND OR, Close Up, London
EMAF, European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck
Ann Arbor Film Festival
Drawing Towards Sound, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich
Onion City Film Festival, Chicago
Four Modes of Anti-Image, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
Rotterdam International Film Festival

2014
Contact: Resonant Objects, Apiary Studios, London
The Present Alone is Our Happiness, Bienal de la Imagenen Movimiento, Buenos Aires
Dyad, Nightworks, Room Artspace, London
The Bleeping Light: Explorative Sensoriums, The Wire Off the Page Festival, Arnolfini, Bristol
Neil Henderson, Jennifer Nightingale and Simon Payne, Changing Space, Cambridge
NOT AND OR, titledateduration gallery, Manchester
Process/Forms/Colour, Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney
Living Colour, Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney
Media City Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario
Window/Frame, Cinematograph, London
EMAF, European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck
Assembly: A Survey of Recent Artists’ Film Made in Britain, Tate Britain, London

2013
Nightworks, Testbed 1, London
Annexcinema at Anarch Gallery, London
The Plateau Effect, University of Ghent, Belgium
BFI London Film Festival
Vision Quest, Chicago
Exis, Seoul
Touching Colour, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
Media City Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario
Construct Film/Filmic Constructivism, EMAF, Osnabruck, Germany
Film Movement in Light: Pure Figures in Motion, National Portrait Gallery, London
Process Form Image, Aid and Abet, Cambridge
Art Plus Fashion, Whitechapel Art Gallery
Rotterdam International Film Festival

2012
Film in Space, Camden Arts Centre
Simon Payne: Black and White to Full Colour, no.w.here, London
Correspondences, Windsor Art Gallery, Ontario/Media City Festival
Simon Payne ‘Colour Field Videos 1998-2013’, Madison Museum of Modern Art, Wisconsin
EMAF, the European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck
You aren’t anything, you are everything, Duchy Gallery, Glasgow

2011
Ann Arbor Film Festival touring programme (various cities, North America)
Festival Cinema Differents, Paris
Seeing Sound 2, Bath Spa University
Colour Out of Space, Brighton
Off and Free Festival, Seoul
Seoul International New Media Festival
Images Festival touring programme (various cities, North America)
Same Same But Different, Images Festival, Toronto
Onion City Film Festival, Chicago
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Media City, Windsor, Ontario
Waves and Particles, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan  
Australian International Experimental Film Festival, Melbourne

2010
BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna
Festival of Different and Experimental Cinema, Paris
Exis, Experimental Film and Video Festival, Seoul
Stirrings Still, Whitebox Gallery, New York City
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Olsen, Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds  
Onion City Film Festival, Chicago
Media City, Windsor, Ontario
Modern Times: Responding to Chaos, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea
The Square, The Line and The Light, Tate Modern, London
International Experimental Media Congress, Toronto
Australian International Experimental Film Festival, Melbourne
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan
Annexinema 13, Nottingham
Modern Times: Film Experiments and Obsessions, Kettle's Yard/Arts Picture House, Cambridge

2009
Reading Experimental Film Festival
25 FPS, Zagreb, Croatia
Phenomena in Flux, Edinburgh International Film Festival
Olsen, Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds
Videoex, International Experimental Film Festival, Zurich
Media City, Windsor, Ontario
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück
British Art Show, Hanjiyun  Contemporary Space, Beijing
Size Matters, Rotterdam International Film Festival

2008
Viva Viva, P3 Gallery, Westminster University
Colour Field Films and Videos, Tate Modern, London
Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
Time and Space Revealed, Aurora, Norwich
Annexinema 5, Nottingham
Aleatory Colour, Serpentine Gallery, London
Abstracta, Rome
Visions in the Nunnery, The Nunnery Gallery, London
Process and Image, Diversions Film Festival, Edinburgh
Flicker is Cinema, Rotterdam International Film Festival

2007
Wavelength, Sheffield, York and Leeds
Instructions for Films, Zoo Art Fair, London
Lucca Film Festival, Italy
Evolution, Leeds
Film Art Phenomena, Pacific Film Archive, San Francisco
Expanding Cinema, Rotterdam International Film Festival

2006
Kettle's Yard Open, Cambridge
Colour Fields, Lethaby Gallery, Central St. Martins College of Art
Welcome Back Mister Paik, MuKHA_media, Antwerp, Belgium
Moving Frame, Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
Abstracta, International Festival of Abstract Cinema Rome
Hull International Short Film Festival
Magazine, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
26th Cambridge Film Festival
Transfer, Keith Talent Gallery, London
Evolution, Leeds
Experimenta, Mumbai, India
Satellite of Love, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

2005
Moving Frame, Kingsgate Gallery, London
Festival International du Film d' Amiens France
A Certain Tendency in Representation, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Exis, Experimental Film & Video Festival Seoul
25th Cambridge Film Festival
Microprocesses, Island Art Film and Video Festival, London

2004
Light Reading, Kingsgate Gallery London
Simrishamn International Art Film Festival Sweden
24th Cambridge Film Festival
'Film Art Phenomena' Brighton Cinematheque
John Smith/Simon Payne, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Experiments in Moving Image, University of Westminster, London

2003
'New Film and Video Makers from the UK' Anthology Film Archives, New York City
'Lux Open' London
'Film Art Phenomena' Lux, London

2002
4th International Festival des Cinemas Differents, Paris
Parallel Lines (Neil Henderson, Simon Payne, John James and Tom Raworth) Cambridge

2001
Light Reading, 291 Gallery, London
British Film & Video Artists, Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, New York City

2000
European Media Arts Festival Osnabrück, Germany

1998
Zone Festival, Maidstone
Kent International Film Festival Canterbury

1997
New Artists' Film and Video, Brighton Cinematheque

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