Film London and Channel 4 in association with the Whitechapel Gallery, awarded the 2009 Jarman Award to Lindsay Seers on 22 September 2009.
Seers was selected from a shortlist of four artists which also included: Anja Kirschner & David Panos, Simon Martin and Stephen Sutcliffe.
A compelling storyteller, Seers presents a highly inventive approach to memoir, deftly celebrating the craft of film-making. Combining sculptural and filmic elements, her works effortlessly distil complex ideas into concise and engrossing narratives.
Jarman Award 2009 jury panel
Jarman Award 2009 jury
- Richard Birkett, Curator, ICA
- Iwona Blazwick, Director, Whitechapel Gallery
- Dave Calhoun, Film Editor, Time Out
- Shami Chakrabarti, Director, Liberty
- Stuart Comer, Film Curator, Tate Modern
- Asif Kapadia, filmmaker
- Jan Younghusband, Head of Arts, Channel 4