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Film London Jarman Award


The Film London Jarman Award

The Film London Jarman Award recognises and supports artists working with moving image and celebrates the spirit of experimentation, imagination and innovation in the work of UK-based artist filmmakers. The Award is inspired by visionary filmmaker Derek Jarman.

The 2018 shortlisted artists are:
Larry Achiampong & David Blandy
Jasmina Cibic
Lawrence Lek
Daria Martin
Hardeep Pandhal
Margaret Salmon

The Jarman Award 2018 tour and Award ceremony

The winner of the £10,000 Film London Jarman Award will be announced on 27 November 2018 in a special ceremony at the Barbican Centre. In the lead-up to the announcement, a specially-curated tour of the shortlisted artists' work will visit England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales with screenings, exhibitions and artists’ talks at 13 major arts venues. The 2018 tour will culminate in a one-off weekend of talks, screenings and performances at Whitechapel Gallery on 17 and 18 November.

Excerpt from Finding Fanon Part Three, Larry Achiampong & David Blandy

Jarman Award tour dates

The MAC, Belfast
Wednesday 10 0ctober, 7.00pm
with Hardeep Pandhal, part of AMINI Festival
Free event, but tickets must be booked online or reserved at box office
Entry to this event is also included in AMINI festival pass

Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
12 October – 28 October
Exhibition with programme on loop in the gallery space
Free, no booking required

Spike Island, Bristol
Wednesday 17 October, 6.00pm
with Larry Achiampong & David Blandy
Tickets: £5 /£3 (concessions)

Glasgow Film Theatre
Sunday 28 October, 7.30pm
with Margaret Salmon
Tickets: £10.50 / £7.50 (concessions)

Dundee Contemporary Arts
Monday 29 October, 6.15pm
with Margaret Salmon

Turner Contemporary, Margate
Thursday 1 November, 7.00pm
with Larry Achiampong & David Blandy
Free, booking required

Exeter Phoenix
Tuesday 6 November, 7.00pm
with Lawrence Lek
Tickets: £6

FACT, Liverpool
Wednesday 7 November, 6.30pm
with Daria Martin
Free, booking required

Nottingham Contemporary
Tuesday 13 November, 6.30pm
with Jasmina Cibic
Free, booking required

Firstsite, Colchester
Thursday 15 November, 6.30pm
with Jasmina Cibic
Free, booking required

G39, Cardiff
Thursday 15 November, 6.30pm

HOME, Manchester
Sunday 4 December, 4.00pm
As part of the Artists’ Film Weekender
£4/ £3 (concessions)

Whitechapel Gallery
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 November, 11.30 am – 6.00 pm
Screenings, talks and performances with all the 2018 Jarman Award shortlisted artists
Tickets: £5 each day

Earlier Event: May 31
New Geographies Commission
Later Event: July 16
Vector Festival, Toronto