This year’s shortlisted artists for the Jarman Award have been announced. The award winner of £10.000 will be announced on 24th November 2020.

The touring across the venues will be different this year, because it will happen online, as a virtual tour across the UK from 24th September till 19th November. Each online screening will be hosted on the websites of the art venues and includes a Q & A afterwards.

The shortlisted artists and their tour events:

Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Civil Rites (2017), 28’ at LUX Scotland on 24th September, 12:00 pm

Michelle Williams Gamaker, House of Women (2017), 14’17” at g39 Cardiff on 15th October, 12:00 pm

Jenn Nkiru, BLACK TO TECHNO (2019), 20’ at Nottingham Contemporary on 22nd October, 12:00 pm

Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings, In my Room (2020), 17’44” at Spike Island on 29th October, 12:00 pm

Project Art Works, Illuminating the Wilderness (2019), 38’ at Towner Eastbourne on 5th November, 12:00 pm

Larissa Sansour, In Vitro (2019), 28’ at The MAC Belfast on 19th November, 12:00 pm

All shortlisted artists will also have a livestream programme on 14th and 15th November between 01:00 pm and 06:00 pm at The Whitechapel Gallery.

The Jarman Award 2020 jury is:

Iwona Blazwick OBE, Director, Whitechapel Gallery
Shaminder Nahal, Commissioning Editor (Arts and Factual), Channel 4
Hetain Patel, Artist, winner of Jarman Award 2019
Tyrone Walker-Hebborn, Director, Genesis Cinema
Andrea Lissoni, Senior Curator, International Art (Film), Tate Modern and Film London Board Member

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