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Acquaint yourselves with the films and person of British filmmaker Derek Jarman

British Filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942 – 1994)
Artist, poet, filmmaker, gay rights activist

We are screening Derek Jarman’s last film, BLUE (76 minutes, 1993) on October 29. 700 more words

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5-10-5 Jonny Bruce / The Germ

A wonderful thing about the horticulture world is that it is small one, so you often meet fantastic people of all sorts.  I met Jonny through my friend Tom, the head gardener at Gravetye, who put us in contact through email. 1,861 more words



I’ve been haunted by Derek Jarman’s 1971 film Journey to Avebury for the last few days. Filmed in the year I was born I saw it (wittingly) for the first time early this year in the Hayward Gallery touring exhibition… 327 more words


Blue Mover: the Astronomical Neptune

REEF is giving me much to contemplate. The exhibition raises fascinating questions about the Earth itself as an art space, and more troubling ones about the human impact on the sea. 1,001 more words


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Derek Jarman, Avebury Series No.4, 1973. Northampton Museums & Art Gallery. 146 more words
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Book Review: Derek Jarman - Modern Nature

Derek Jarman – Modern Nature

Six years ago Derek Jarman, the brilliant and controversial film-maker, discovered he was HIV positive and decided to make a garden at his cottage on the bleak coast of Dungeness, where he also wrote these extraordinarily candid journals. 645 more words

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this modern nature: a derek jarman scrapbook.

Derek Jarman was a queer film-maker and gay rights campaigner, active from the early 70s until his death from AIDS complications in 1994. An alumnus of University College London, he created an eclectic series of experimental shorts before delving into feature film-making, later becoming a prominent voice in the fight against the despicable… 574 more words