The Jarman Award: Derek Jarman: Crossing Paths: Part One: email notes from Anna Thew

22.09.09
Fragments for Eye Drift, image courtesy of Anna Thew My main link with Derek after Chelsea and Butlers Wharf, was through Steve Farrer at the London Filmmakers Co-op, Thomas Mutke, and the gay scene. Steve used to go to the Subway club, which Derek frequented, and then they had this wandering life on the Heath at night, which I’d hear a lot about, and was in awe ...
The Jarman Award: Derek Jarman: Crossing Paths: Part Two: notes by Anna Thew for Tony Peake, Derek Jarman’s biographer

22.09.09
Behind Closed Doors, image courtesy of Anna Thew I met Derek in 1977, through Kevin Whitney and Keith Milow, who were in the orgy scene in Jubilee.  I was a painting student at Chelsea.  I went to the cast and crew preview of Jubilee in some warehouse space, with Kevin and Jock McFadyen  (Keith Milow was my favourite tutor, or I was his favourite student). Later I ...