Contents: `Foreword' Tilda Swinton * `An Introduction to Derek Jarman as Film-maker' Jon Savage * `Early Experiments with Film 1964-1977' Andrew Logan * `Jubilee to Angelic Conversation 1978-1986' Toyah Willcox * `Caravaggio 1986' Christopher Hobbs * `The Last of England to War Requiem 1987-1989' James Mackay * `The Garden 1990' Howard Sooley * Edward II to Glitterbug 1991-1993 Neil Tennant * `Blue 1994-1997' Keith Collins
An intimate portrait of one of Britain's most influential film-makers - a cult in his lifetime; a cult today
Stephen Farthing is a painter and the Rootstein Hopkins Research Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts, London. Ed Webb-Ingall is a film producer who holds a research position at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, London.
'Will delight Jarman's still-growing faithful, for whom he remains
a unique and irreplaceable artist and provocateur' - Observer
'Brings Jarman and his art into fuller and more luminous perspective ... painstakingly edited and strikingly reproduced' - New Statesman
'Distils the many strands that made up Jarman's work - humour, torrential creativity, romanticism and the palpable political anger that burned fiercely during the dog days of Thatcherism' - Dazed & Confused