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Canary Wharf Screen

Canary Wharf Screen is an innovative motion-picture screening programme initiated by Art on the Underground. Presented on one of the capital’s largest public projection screens, this exciting seasonal programme presents leading contemporary and historical artists’ moving image for our customers, staff and visitors free of charge. The inaugural 2012 series was programmed in collaboration with Film and Video Umbrella, Animate Projects, LUX and BFI, four of the UK’s finest moving image organisations. Watch this page for the current and ongoing programme.

Opening times
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 7.30pm
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 6pm

Season 1

Film and Video Umbrella

March - May 2012

Film and Video Umbrella is Britain’s premier commissioner of artists’ film and video. Based in London but working extensively throughout the country, the organisation is known for its projects with both established and emerging artists that cover the spectrum of contemporary moving image practice.


Dryden Goodwin, Melanie Manchot, Suki Chan , Marcus Coates, Karen Mirza & Brad Butler

Season 2

Animate Projects

June - August 2012

Animate Projects is the only arts organisation in the UK dedicated to championing experimental animation. It offers cutting edge animators the space to take creative risks and explore new forms, as well as the tools and support to extend and redefine what animation is.


Dryden Goodwin, Suky Best, Joe Magee & Alistair Gentry , Kayla Parker, Andrew Kötting , Simon Faithfull, Alan Warburton, Andy Martin, Stuart Hilton, Susan Collins, Katerina Athanasopoulou, Tal Rosner, Run Wrake, Semiconductor , Carolina Melis & Susanne Flender

Season 3


September - November 2012

LUX is a national public arts agency for the support and promotion of artists working with the moving image. LUX represents the country’s only significant collection of artists’ film and video and is the largest distributor of such work in Europe. 


Sebastian Buerkner, Laure Prouvost , Matthew Noel-Tod

Season 4


December 2012 - February 2013

The BFI is the lead body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive.

Season 5

Art on the Underground moving-image commissions

31st May to 28th July 2013

From 31st May to 28th July 2013, Canary Wharf Screen presents moving-image commissions by Art on the Underground artists. These include Bob and Roberta Smith and Tim Newton's 2012 Stratford project Who is Community?, excepts from Dryden Goodwin's 2010 Jubilee line staff portrait commission Linear, and a documentary about Art on the Underground’s popular Tube map covers featuring artists including Jeremy Deller, Tracey Emin, Cornelia Parker and Mark Wallinger.


Jeremy Deller, Yinka Shonibare, Mark Wallinger, Liam Gillick, Gary Hume, Emma Kay, David Shrigley, Cornelia Parker, Bob & Roberta Smith, Dryden Goodwin

Season 6

ICA: 'Stop'

18 September – 22 December 2013

STOP! is a three-part season of films and moving-image works by international artists and filmmakers who are showing at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in late 2013 as part of Artists’ Film Club, a regular series that has been running at the ICA since 2008. Complementing the ICA’s season, STOP! brings together a spectrum of works that often acknowledge the artists’ chosen medium by examining theatrical and cinematic techniques.


Ulla von Brandenburg, Tala Madani, Agnieszka Polska, Jonathas de Andrade, Aurélien Froment, Anja Kirschner & David Panos , Katarina Zdjelar

Season 7

Film London's FLAMIN: 'Urban Visionaries'

17 January - 13 April 2014

The Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN) presents three programmes celebrating the films it has commissioned from London-based artists over the past 13 years. Selected from over 100 works commissioned for galleries, cinema and television, the films screening from January to April 2014 demonstrate the rich diversity of artists’ practice in the capital.


Andrew Kötting , Laure Prouvost , Martina Amati, Esther Johnson, Charlotte Ginsborg, Lindsay Seers, Carol Morley, Miranda Pennell

Season 8

Birds Eye View: Past, Present, Future

21 May - 17 August 2014

Birds Eye View’s season Past, Present, Future spotlights the diverse talents of women filmmakers. This site-specific programme explores different ways of using film and of engaging with the space of Canary Wharf Screen


Joy Batchelor, Yasmin Fedda, Oonagh Kearney, Tali Yankelevich, Eva Weber, Anna Cady, Lucy Harris, Elizabeth Hobbs, Katharina Gruzei

Planning Your Visit


To see the films, please do one of the following:

– tap in and out with your Oyster card
download a Canary Wharf Screen ticket

Location within the station
Canary Wharf Screen is located at the far end of the station ticket hall; the end opposite to the main entrance.
For further information
020 7027 8694

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