The Last Days of Jack Sheppard
Anja Kirschner and David Panos, 2009
56 mins, Format: HDV / Custom Ratio 4:3
Set in the wake of Britain’s first financial crisis, the South Sea Bubble of 1720, and based on the inferred prison encounters between the thief Jack Sheppard and the writer Daniel Defoe, this critical costume drama traces connections between representation, speculation and aesthetics.
Commissioned and produced by Chisenhale Gallery London and CCA Glasgow with the support of the Henry Moore Foundation, Arts Council England and the Scottish Arts Council.