Jarman Award Tour 2013
Date posted: 29.08.2013
Film London is delighted to announce full details of this year's Jarman Award touring programme which will be screening at venues across the UK throughout September and October and brings together works by each of the ten artists shortlisted for this year's Film Jarman Award: Ed Atkins, Beatrice Gibson, Emma Hart, Rachel Maclean, Uriel Orlow, Charlotte Prodger, Hannah Sawtell, Grace Schwindt, John Smith and Jessica Warboys.
This year's tour will launch on Friday 20 September at CCA in Glasgow alongside a Q&A with Glasgow-based artist Rachel Maclean with subsequent events in Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester.
This touring programme, which features single screen works by each of the shortlist alongside short interviews with the artists, celebrates the rich and eclectic array of work emerging in recent years, offering a comprehensive survey of the work and practice of some of the most innovative UK based artists working with the moving image.
Events will take place as follows: Friday 20 September - CCA, Glasgow (plus Q&A with Rachel Maclean); Monday 23 September - Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle in partnership with CIRCA Projects (plus Q&A with Charlotte Prodger); Friday 4 October - AND Festival at FACT, Liverpool (plus Q&A with John Smith); Monday 14 October - Watershed, Bristol; Thursday 24 October - Nottingham Contemporary (plus Q&A with Jessica Warboys); and Wednesday 30 October - Cornerhouse, Manchester (plus Q&A with Rachel Maclean).
The tour will culminate in a weekend of events at the Whitechapel Gallery in London at the beginning of November, presenting an expanded series of screenings and talks profiling the 2013 shortlist, full details of which will be announced shortly.
The winner of the Jarman Award for 2013 will be announced at a special event on 6 November at the Whitechapel Gallery, receiving combined prize money of £10,000 and a broadcast commission for Channel 4's short-form arts strand, Random Acts.