Jerwood shortlists eight for moving image award

Eight digital artists have made the shortlist for the Jerwood Moving Image Award.

The judging panel, led by Royal Ballet choreographer Wayne McGregor, chose the following from a list of 30 entries: David Blandy’s White and Black Minstrel Show, Sophie Clements’ Evensong, Richard Forbes-Hamilton’s The Final Act of Geng Yaoting, Procrastination by Johnny Kelly, My Life at 40 by Laurie Hill, Sea Change by Rosie Pedlow and Joe King, Jump by Norman Wilcox Giessen, and George Wu and Bonnie Carr’s And when the Light fades.

Initial submissions for the awards totalled 350.

On-line and installation versions of the shortlisted works will be available to view side-by-side in the Jerwood Space, London SE1 this weekend.

A series of debates, as well as interactive on-line discussion boards, will complement the mix, aiming to offer insights into the debates around digital moving image.

Three winners, each receiving £10 000, will be announced on 4 March.

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