Emily Wardill wins Jarman Award 2010
6th October 2010
Film London and Channel 4 in association with the Whitechapel Gallery have announced that the winner of this year’s Jarman Award is Emily Wardill.
Emily receives a £10,000 cash prize and a unique broadcast commission worth £16,000 - to make four artworks for Channel 4's acclaimed Three Minute Wonder strand (3MW).
The winner was announced last night at an event at the Whitechapel Gallery following screenings of work by Wardill and the other 2010 shortlisted artistsSpartacus Chetwynd, Ben Rivers and Zineb Sedira
This year's jury included: John Akomfrah, filmmaker; Iwona Blazwick, director of the Whitechapel Gallery; Avi Grewal of Channel 4 documentaries; Mark Rappolt, editor of ArtReview; artist Gillian Wearing; and Stuart Comer, film curator at Tate Modern.
Emily Wardill was the first Bristol Mean Time artist in residence at Picture This.
Bristol Mean Time was an opportunity for a London based artist to spend three months in Bristol developing a new film and video work.
A touring programme of artists' moving image screening events curated by shortlisted artists for the 2010 Film London Jarman Award.