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Film Screening

Thu 16 Nov 2017


The 2017 Jarman Award Film Screening

Including a Q&A with artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Free entry, book via Eventbrite.

The artists selected for this year’s Jarman Award shortlist provide an important insight into the country’s very best moving image artists working now.

The shortlisted artists’ work includes single-screen works, web series and immersive gallery installations that weave in music and performance and blur the boundaries between fiction and documentary. From a darkly gothic fairy tale about a girl who wants to change her voice to an artwork that operates in the field of human rights activism. From autobiographical works filmed on an iPhone to augmented reality sculptural works.

Subjects range from collective dance performance to death in the digital age.

This screening includes works by all this year's shortlisted artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Oreet Ashery, Adham Faramawy, Melanie Manchot, Charlotte Prodger and Marianna Simnett.

Book your ticket for this free event here.

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. Find out more about Derek Jarman and the Jarman Award here.

The Award is now in its tenth year. Previously shortlisted artists include Duncan Campbell, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Luke Fowler, Elizabeth Price and Laure Prouvost, all of whom went on to be shortlisted for or win the Turner Prize.