JARMAN AWARD - Screening
Monday 15 October 2012
ARTISTS’ FILM AND VIDEO AT ITS BEST – THE JARMAN AWARD 2012 SHORTLISTED ARTISTS SCREENING AT DUKE OF YORK’S CINEMA
A programme of short film works by the ten artists shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Jarman Award: Brad Butler & Karen Mirza; Aura Satz; Ben Rivers; Benedict Drew; James Richards; Shezad Dawood; Nathaniel Mellors; Matt Stokes; Marcus Coates and Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead. This Jarman Award Tour celebrates the rich and eclectic array of work emerging in recent years, offering a comprehensive survey of the work and practice of UK based film and video artists.
The Film London Jarman Award is an annual prize inspired by one of Britain’s most innovative, esteemed and controversial artists of the late 20th century, Derek Jarman. Celebrating the spirit of experimentation, imagination and inspiration in the work of UK artist film-makers, The Jarman Award recognises individual artist film-makers whose risk-taking work resists boundaries and conventional definition.
The winner of the annual prize, which is presented by Film London in partnership with Channel 4 and the Whitechapel Gallery, receives a £10,000 cash prize as well as a broadcast commission for Channel 4’s Random Acts strand.
The winner of the Jarman Award for 2012 will be announced at a special event on 5 November at London’s Whitechapel Gallery.
More information on the Jarman Award can be found via the Film London website
Brad Butler & Karen Mirza – Hold Your Ground
Aura Satz – Sound Seam
Ben Rivers – The Coming Race
Benedict Drew – Gliss (Phrase III) Encounter With The Un-Rare
James Richards – Looking So Hard At Something It Distorts Or Becomes Obscured (Not Blacking Out, Just Turning The Lights Off)
Shezad Dawood – Trailer
Nathaniel Mellors – Ourhouse: The Nest
Matt Stokes – these are the days
Marcus Coates – Vision Quest: A Ritual for Elephant & Castle (Extract)
Thomson & Craighead – Belief
The Jarman Award 2012 screening is co-presented with FLAMIN, Cinecity and Photoworks.
Date: Monday 15 October 2012
Venue: Duke of York’s Cinema, Preston Circus , Brighton BN1 4NA
Tickets: £6 / £5 (concs) / £4 (member)
Booking: Duke of York’s Cinema website or call 0871 902 5728.
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