Holcombe’s work combines a deep material engagement with photochemical film with the chance outcomes possible through expanded projection and improvisation across both sound and image. Landscape romanticism is collided with abstract handmade film techniques and chemical interventions which often take the image to the verge of failure…

James Holcombe’s work has been exhibited throughout the UK and Europe. His work has been shown at the Serpentine Gallery, Tate Modern, as well as festivals and artist run spaces worldwide.

James runs the lab and teaches film at