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Join Benjamin Stafford, Assistant Curator, Exhibitions, IMMA for an insightful lunchtime talk with an introduction and gallery walk-through of the current exhibition, Derek Jarman, PROTEST!. This talk introduces specific artworks in the exhibition and explores some of the highlights comprising this major retrospective of Jarman’s work.

No need to book as this talk is a free, drop-in event. To attend, just come along to the Meeting Point in IMMA’s main reception.

Derek Jarman, PROTEST!

PROTEST! is a major retrospective of the work of acclaimed British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942-1994), marking 25 years since his death. This is the first time that the diverse strands of his practice will be brought together in over 20 years.

PROTEST! captures Jarman’s engagement with both art and society, as well as his contemporary concerns with political protest and personal freedoms arising from the AIDS crisis. Major bodies of work, from the 1960s to the 1990s, have been brought together; many of which have never been seen in public before. See more information here


About the Artist

Derek Jarman 1942–1994

One of the most influential figures in twentieth-century British culture, Derek Jarman was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener, political activist and author. He was educated at the University of London and at the Slade School of Art.
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