Derek Jarman (Estate Of)

Derek Jarman (1942-1994) was an award-winning film-maker, writer, artist, gardener and designer, and an outspoken AIDS and queer rights activist. His books include:

DANCING LEDGE – journal (Quartet 1984)
CARAVAGGIO – book of the film (Thames & Hudson 1986)
THE LAST OF ENGLAND – journal (Constable 1987)
WAR REQUIEM – book of the film (Faber & Faber 1989)
MODERN NATURE – journal (Century 1991; Vintage 1992)
QUEER EDWARD II – book of the film (BFI Publishing 1991)
AT YOUR OWN RISK – journal and polemic (Hutchinson 1992; Vintage 1993)
WITTGENSTEIN – book of the film (BFI Publishing 1993)
BLUE – the film script (BFI 1993)
CHROMA – book on colour (Century 1994; Vintage 1995)
DEREK JARMAN’S GARDEN, with photographs by Howard Sooley (Thames and Hudson 1995)
UP IN THE AIR: COLLECTED FILM SCRIPTS (Vintage 1996)
KICKING THE PRICKS – journal, a paperback reissue of THE LAST OF ENGLAND (Vintage 1996)
SMILING IN SLOW MOTION – journal (Century 2000; Vintage 2001)
DEREK JARMAN’S SKETCHBOOKS (Thames & Hudson 2013)
A FINGER IN THE FISHES MOUTH – a facsimile edition of Jarman’s one and only poetry collection (Test Centre Publications 2014)

In 2019, on the 25th anniversary of Jarman’s death, Vintage Classics reissued four of his most celebrated works with forewords by Ali Smith (Chroma), Olivia Lang (Modern Nature), Neil Bartlett (Smiling in Slow Motion) and Matthew Todd (At Your Own Risk)