Bill Viola: The Road to St Paul’s


This powerful documentary follows the world’s most influential video artist Bill Viola and his wife and close collaborator Kira Perov over a twelve year period as they undertake and complete the installation of two permanent video works , Mary and Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) in St Paul’s Cathedral in London. In documenting the Viola’s approach the film captures the essence of his creative process (using actors and slow motion) along with the significant changes that occur in these two figures over the lengthy time period. It also looks back at the groundbreaking career of this seminal artist who since the early 1970s has taken video art to a new level of acceptance in contemporary art.

Church Times

November 13 2017


November 9 2017

The Guardian

November 3 2017

Financial Times

February 1 2019