This weekend the best in contemporary artists’ filmmaking will be showcased at the Whitechapel Gallery as part of the Film London Jarman Award tour. The tour visits 13 major arts venues in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales with screenings, exhibitions and artists’ talks and performances.
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.
Presented in association with Channel 4 and the Whitechapel Gallery and now in its eleventh year, the Award has built an reputation for spotting rising stars of the UK art world. Previously shortlisted artists include Laure Prouvost, Elizabeth Price, Monster Chetwynd, Duncan Campbell, James Richards and Luke Fowler, all of whom went on to be shortlisted for or to win the Turner Prize.
The 2018 shortlist is:
Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Jasmina Cibic, Lawrence Lek, Daria Martin, Hardeep Pandhal and Margaret Salmon.
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