FACT: Film London, Jarman Award Tour

FACT: Film London, Jarman Award Tour
FACT: Film London, Jarman Award Tour

Venue: FACT
Dates: 18/10/2016
Times: 18:30

This year’s Film London Jarman Award tour will see the best in contemporary artists’ filmmaking taken to venues across the UK from 2 October – 20 November.

FACT, Liverpool
Tuesday 18 October, 6:30pm
Screening followed by a talk with Heather Phillipson
Tickets: £4 full price /£3 concession

Featuring work from the six artists shortlisted for the 2016 Jarman Award, the tour will offer art and film lovers the chance to explore a diverse range of groundbreaking work, from Shona Illingworth’s work on the 7/7 London Bombing to Rachel Maclean’s seductive, candy-coloured film collages.

The 2016 tour encompasses England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, with screenings and artist talks at 12 major arts venues from Liverpool to Belfast, Cardiff and Glasgow. The tour will culminate in a special weekend at the Whitechapel Gallery on 19-20 November, which will feature screenings, talks and performances.

The tour will visit HOME, Manchester; Watershed, Bristol; Plymouth Arts Centre; Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne; FACT, Liverpool; The MAC, Belfast; Chapter, Cardiff; Glasgow Film Theatre; Nottingham Contemporary; Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Turner Contemporary, Margate and Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Nominated by experts across the UK contemporary film and arts sectors, the Jury who selected this year’s shortlist are: Iwona Blazwick OBE, Director, Whitechapel Gallery; Andrea Lissoni, Senior Curator, International Art (Film), Tate Modern and Film London Board Member; Pegah Farahmand, Editor, Random Acts, Channel 4; Adam Chodzko, Artist; Emma Morris, Executive Director, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne; and Filmmaker, Joanna Hogg.

The winner of the Award and £10,000 prize will be announced on 28 November 2016 at a special ceremony at the Whitechapel Gallery. Channel 4 will also support the award by commissioning all the shortlisted artists to produce new films for their acclaimed Random Acts arts strand.

The 2016 Film London Jarman Award Touring Programme:

The Works:
Part I:
Mikhail Karikis, Children of Unquiet, 2013-2014, 16min
Heather Phillipson, FINAL DAYS, 2015, 20min
Shona Illingworth, 216 Westbound, 2014, 17min
Part II:
Cécile B. Evans, Hyperlinks or It Didn’t Happen, 2014, 22min
Sophia Al Maria, The Watcher No 1, 2014, 6min and Choque, 2014, 5min
Rachel Maclean, Please Sir…, 2014, 25min