The Netherlands/UK, 2001
29 mins, Digibeta, Colour, Stereo


Selected Film Festivals

The 30th International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2001 (World premiere)
The New York Video Festival 2001, Film Society of Lincoln Center
The 30th Montreal Festival of New Cinema and New Media, Canada, 2001
The 45th London International Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2001
The 19th World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2001
The 22nd Durban International Film Festival, South Africa, 2001
The 5th Graz Biennial on Media and Architecture, Austria, 2001
VIPER, International Festival for Film, Video and Multimedia, Basel, Switzerland, 2001
“Hors Les Murs” Festival International du Documentaire de Marseille, France, 2001
The 43rd Bilbao Documentary and Short Film festival, Spain, 2001
The 22nd Locarno Videoart Festival et Forum International de la Video et des Arts Electroniques et de la Nouvelle Culture Emergeante, Switzerland, 2001
The 48th Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, 2002 (ARTE Prize for Best European Short Film)
The 38th Pesaro International Film Festival, Italy, 2002
The Jeonju International Film Festival 2002, South Korea
The 14th Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey, 2002
The 10th Filmer a tout prix, Bruxelles, Belgium, 2002
The 6th International Jihlava Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic
The 2002 Birmingham Film and TV Festival, England
The 22nd Indie Video Archive 2002, Seoul, South Korea
The 6th Video Medeja, International Video Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2002
ISEA 2002, International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Nagoya, Japan
Videoex 2002, Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zurich, Switzerland (First Prize ex aequo)
Pulse 2002, Chicago Filmmakers, USA
The Festival of Festivals, Cinealternative, Paris, France, 2002
The 10th International Festival of Video and Multimedia, Canarias, Spain, 2002
The 15th Instants Video de Manosque, France, 2002
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin 2003, Cinema Arlequin, Paris, France
The One World International Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, 2003
The One World Human Rights Film Festival, Council for defence of Human Rights and Freedoms, Prishtina, Kosovo, 2003
The International Women Film Festival, Turin, Italy, 2003
The 9th International Film Festival Dortmund, Femme Totale, Germany, 2003
The 10th Oldenburger Filmtage, Germany, 2003
The 51st Sydney International Film Festival, Australia, 2004
The 9th Malaysian Video Awards Festival 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The 33rd La Rochelle International Film Festival, France, July 2005
“Towards a Canon of Short Film” 26th Uppsala International Short Film Festival, October 2007
CARGO” “10 Jahre Videoex – 10 Jahre nicht narrativer Film – 10 Jahre „Other Stories“, Festival Videoex, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2008
Festival du Film Documentaire  “Les Yeux Ouverts”, Beauvais, Picardie, France, June 2008
Chroma: Aux Ecrans du Reel, 17eme Festival de Films Documentaires, Le Mans, France, November 2016
CARGO” and Annik Leroy’s “Vers La Mer” at VISITE Film Festival, Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium, August 2021

TV Screenings

“KurzSchluss/ Court Circuit” ARTE, June, 2003 

Selected Solo Screenings and Retrospectives

“In Person: Laura Waddington’ Austrian Film Museum, organised by Six Pack Film, Austria, May 2002
Retrospective; “Crossing Frontiers – Laura Waddington”, The 51st Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, May 2005
“Homage to Laura Waddington” Spazio Video, The 41st Pesaro International Film Festival, Italy June 2005
“Tapis, coussins et vidéo : Laura Waddington”, 33rd La Rochelle International Film Festival, Chapelle Fromentin July 2005
“CARGO et Border”, 14ème Festival du Film de Vendome, December 2005
“Laura Waddington”, Centre Culturel Français de Belgrade (curated by Transat Video, France in partnership with the French embassy, Belgrade) Belgrad, Serbia, May 2006
“A Nomadic Camera: Films by Laura Waddington” at Curzon cinema, London, UK (organised by Cinémathèque de Tanger and Photographer’s Gallery, London), November 18, 2006
“Vidéo et après: Laura Waddington” Musée National d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, France, November 2006
Focus “Laura Waddington” Salon Vidéo de Printemps, Salon Mommen, Brussels (organised by 68 Septante), April 28, 2007
“MostraVideo Itau Cultural” “Laura Waddington: Border, CARGO and The Lost Days” (curated by Andre Brasil, Institut Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo) Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte and Institututo de Artes do Para, Belem do Para, Brazil, October 2007
“La Frontiera. Controgeografie del rifugio” “Spazio Laura Waddington” Sala Curò, piazza della Cittadella,  Bergamo collaboration of Lab80 and Millepiani,Italy, October 2007
WADDINGTON Program” (Border, CARGO, Still) “INTERNATIONALIST CINEMA FOR TODAY” (Curated by Nicole Brenez), Anthology Film Archives, New York, March 2012
“Tres Cortos de Laura Waddington” in “Mujeres en La Resistencia/ Women of the Resistance” (Curated by Monica Delgado, Jose Sarmiento and Nicole Brenez) Sala Robles Godoy del Ministerio de Cultura del Peru, Museo de la Nacion, Lima, Peru, February 2019
“Tres Cortos de Laura Waddington” in “Mujeres en La Resistencia/ Women of the Resistance” (Curated by Monica Delgado, Jose Sarmiento and Nicole Brenez) Efimera, La Paz, Bolivia, June 11, 2019
“Tres Cortos de Laura Waddington” in “Mujeres en La Resistencia/ Women of the Resistance” (Curated by Monica Delgado, Jose Sarmiento and Nicole Brenez) in conjunction with Cámara Lúcida – IV Festival Internacional de Cine, Ecuador, Alianza Francesa de Cuenca, Ecuador, October 23 2019

Selected Touring

“Highlights of the New York Video Festival 2001”, Film Society of Lincoln Center, tour of USA
“Deglobalizing/Reglobalizing” Mediaterra 2001, travelling micromuseum: Athens, Lavrion, Sofia, Belgrade, Maribor, Frankfurt.
International Video, Oberhausen Films on tour: Montreal, Group d’intervention video, 2002;
Goethe Institute, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2002; Kino Xenix, Zurich, Switzerland 2003; Kommunales Kino, Freiburg, Germany, 2003; Les Varietes, Marseille, France, 2003; Cinema Nova, Bruxelles, Belgium, 2003; Filmkunsthaus die Nato, Leipzig, Germany, 2003; Berliner Kino Babylon, Berlin, Germany, 2003; Belgrade International Film Festival, Serbia, 2003; Black Nights Film Festival, Goethe Institute, Tallinn, Estonia, 2003; Goethe Institute, Sydney, Australia, 2004; Goethe Institute, Auckland, New Zealand, 2004; “Signes de Nuit” Cinema Balzac, Paris, 2004
“It’s hard to touch the real” Kunstverein Munich tour: Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland, 2004; Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK, 2004; Bildmuseet Umeå, University College of Fine Arts, Umea 2005; Yeans Artist’s run Space Gothenburg 2005; Unge Kunstnerers Samfund, UKS, Olso, Norway, 2005; City Gallery, Tallinn Kunsthalle, Estonia, 2005

Selected Museum and Exhibitions

Art Installation

CARGO” “Outside In: Alternative Narratives in Contemporary Art” Department of Fine Arts and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong, China 2009 (curated by Tina Yee-wan Pang)
“La Intratable Belleza del Mundo. A selection of work from the Pompidou Center’s New Medias Collection” The Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba, March – April 2010 (Curated by Christine Van Aasche) 
“Voir/Revoir 4: Buffard Rembobine! Un choix d’Alain Buffard dans la Collection Nouveaux Médias et Film du Musée National d’art Moderne” Pompidou Center, Paris, France October 2010
“Selected Works from the Pompidou’s New Media Collection” Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel November 2010 (Curated by Ghila Limon and Christine Van Assche) November 2010 – January 2011
“Alternatives to Memories” Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes, France December 2nd 2010 to February 4 2011 (Curated by Marion Hohlfeldt)
CARGO” in the exhibition “Centre Pompidou, Collection Nouveaux Medias”, Institut Francais d’Izmir, Turkey May 6th to June 13th 2011(Curated by Christine Van Aasche) 
CARGO” in the exhibition “Black Atlas: Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen, Maeve Brennan, Laura Waddington” (curated by Tina Fiske) Cample Line, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, March – May 2019

Selected Museum and Art Screenings

“Dig it” The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, 2001
“Film Forum” Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, 2001
The San Francisco Cinematheque, USA, 2001
“Transfer Damaskus”, Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary 2003
“It’s hard to touch the real” Kunstverein Munich, Germany, 2003
“Totally Motivated” Kunstverein Munich, Germany, 2003
“Cinémathèque de Tanger: Amongst the Moderns”, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK,September -November 2006
“La Cinémathèque de Tanger: Explorations in films and videos. Among the Moderns” The Second International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville, Spain October 2006 – January 2007
“Poèmes anti-coloniaux, essais humanists”, La Cinémathèque Française, Paris, November 2006
“A Nomadic Camera: Films by Laura Waddington” (Border” and “CARGO”) at Curzon cinema, London, UK (organised by Cinémathèque de Tanger and Photographer’s Gallery, London), November 2006
PORT CITY: On mobility and exchange” Arnolfini Center for Contemporary Art, Bristol, England, September 2007
CARGO” Container Werkstatt 2010 (curated Sabine Gamper) Kunst Merano Arte im Haus der Sparkasse Italy September 2010
CARGO” and “Border” in exhibition:“Voir/Revoir 4: Buffard Rembobine! Un choix d’Alain Buffard dans la Collection Nouveaux Médias et Film du Musée National d’art Moderne” Pompidou Center, Paris, France, October 2010
“CARGO” at the TBA 21: Convening #2, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India (organised by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art contemporary Vienna and curated by Shanay Jhaveri) Vasco da Gama square, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India, December 2016 

Selected Other

Cineteatro San Lorenzo, Milan, Italy, 2001
Cinema de Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2001
PLAY gallery for still and motion pictures, Berlin, Germany, 2002
COE Cinema, Milan, Italy, 2002
Kaleidoskop, Filmforum, Aachen, Germany, 2002
“Kartographien: Tracks and Territories” Austria Filmmaker Cooperative, Das 20er Haus, Vienna, 2003
Transat video, Normandie, France, 2003
“H2O: Leben durch Wasser” Kaleidoskop, Film Forum, Aachen 2004
‘Welt Aus Dem Container”, Prater der Volksbühne, Berlin, June 2005
“Westend 05”, Schaubune Lindenfels, Leipzig, Germany, June 2005
“Tranzit.Hu Bemutatja” Irok Boltja Teazo, Budapest, Hungary, October 2005
CARGO” at “Structure” Biblioteca di San Vincenzo (Livorno district) September 2006
“Film Forum’s 30th Anniversary, Mark Rance presents new work by Sarah Miles and Laura Waddington.” Filmforum, Los Angeles,The Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood Boulevard, October 2006
Salon Vidéo de Printemps, Salon Mommen Saint-Josse, Bruxelles, Belgium, April 2007
“Happy New Ears” Buda Kunsten Centrum, Kortrijk, Belgium, September 2007
CARGO” Bibliothèque municipale d’Anglet, projection followed by discussion with Claude Villers, France, March 2008
“Age of Migration” The 54th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Hamilton, New York, US, June 2008
CARGOBAM Cinematek presents: Selection from the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, BAM: Brooklyn Academy of Music, USA, September 2008
“The presence of Place” screening curated by Jason Fox, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, US, September 2008
“Ce lumineux sujet de désir” “Contrechamp” Le Cinematographe, Nantes, France, November 2008
CARGO” and “God is my Safest Bunker” Flaherty Presents: Anthology Film Archive, New York, US, December 2008
CARGO” F.I.L.M. (Forum for Images and Languages in Motion) “The best of Flaherty 2009-2010” (curated by Scott MacDonald) Hamilton College, NY, US September 2010
In person presentation at Kreek, Oosterbeek, Netherlands June 2013
“Denk mal im Kopf: Border and CARGO”  (Programmed by Werkhaus, Krefeld in Conjunction with Oberhausen Film Festival archive) Project Room, Südbahnhof, Krefeld, Germany, September 2013
“Cargo” and “Border,” 11emes Rencontres du film documentaire “Lutte et Resistances: L’etranger” (organised by Association Abraham Mazel) Saint Jean du Gard, France, March 2015
CARGO” Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, (curated by Mae Miller-Likheth), US, April 2023

Selected In Person Lectures and Seminars

Seminar Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia, 2001
ELIA lectures, Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst, Luzern, Switzerland, 2004
Seminar KHM Cologne (invitation/class of Matthias Müller), Germany, May 2005
Lecture Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg, in collaboration with Video Les Beaux Jours, France March 2006
Workshop ERG (Ecole de Recherche Graphique), (class of Annik Leroy), Brussels, Belgium, April 2007

Selected Educational

Student Workshop, Kerala, India 2002
Seminar, Vytautas magnus u-ty Art Institute, Lithuania, 2002
Class of Peter Hutton, Bard College, US
Seminar given by Heather Winter Volkshochschule, Wien Nord West, Vienna, 2003University of California Santa Barbara (class of Bhaskar Sarkar), US 2008
Workshop of Ulrike Franke, Filmhaus Koln, Germany 2008
“Camera Stylo” Projection by Pharos at Ecole Superieure d’Art de Metz Metropole, France, November 2008
CARGO” and “Border” University at Buffalo (class of Sarah Elder), US 2008/9
CARGO” and “Border” School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), Boston (class of Jane Gillooly) US 2009
“Border” “CARGO” “The Lost Days” “Filmische Wege zum Realen. Der essayistische Dokumentarfilm” class of Eva Kuhn, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2009
CARGO” Workshop of Petra Johnson, AMspace, Shanghai, China, May 2009
CARGO” presented by Patrick Huber, Art School Zurich, Switzerland, September 2009
“Eyespeak presents the films of Laura Waddington” with Laura Waddington and Nick Mirzoeff, Hunter College, New York, USA, December 2013
Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne, Germany (class of Matthias Mueller) Summer Semester, 2018