Tate Britain Exhibition

Turner Prize 2018

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One of the best-known prizes for visual arts in the world

The Turner Prize returns to Tate Britain for its 34th edition. The prize is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year as determined by a jury.

Tackling pressing issues in society today, the four shortlisted artists for this year are:

  • Forensic Architecture
  • Naeem Mohaiemen
  • Charlotte Prodger
  • Luke Willis Thompson
Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture

Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Installation View.
Photo by Mark Blower

Naeem Mohaiemen Tripoli Cancelled 2017

Naeem Mohaiemen
Tripoli Cancelled 2017
single channel film.
Commissioned by documenta 14. Co-commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation and Art Jameel. Additional support by Locus Athens, Hellinikon AE, and Experimenter.

Charlotte Prodger BRIDGIT 2016

Charlotte Prodger
Single channel video with sound, 32 Minutes
All images courtesy of the artist, Koppe Astner, Glasgow and Hollybush Gardens, London
Video still

Luke Willis Thompson autoportrait 2017

Luke Willis Thompson
autoportrait 2017
Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery 2017. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery and produced in partnership with Create. Courtesy of the artist.
hoto: Andy Keate.

The 2018 jury comprises Oliver Basciano, art critic and International Editor at ArtReview; Elena Filipovic, Director, Kunsthalle Basel; Lisa Le Feuvre, Executive Director, Holt/Smithson Foundation; and Tom McCarthy, novelist and writer. The winner of the prize will be announced at an award ceremony in December 2018.

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
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26 September 2018 – 6 January 2019


£13 / FREE for Members

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Meet the artists


Forensic Architecture

An interdisciplinary team that includes architects, filmmakers, lawyers and scientists, Forensic Architecture’s work uses the built environment as a starting ...


Naeem Mohaiemen

Encompassing films, installations, and essays, his practice investigates transnational left politics in the period after the Second World War, the ...


Charlotte Prodger

She works predominantly with moving image, sculpture, writing and performance. Her work explores issues surrounding queer identity, landscape, language technology ...


Luke Willis Thompson

Working across film, performance, installation and sculpture, his works tackle traumatic histories of class, racial and social inequality, institutional violence ...

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