Time is running out to see The Turner Prize at Tate Britain! The prize is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year. This exhibition ends on the 6th of January, but if you have a day to spend over the holidays this is a great way to spend it!

The four shortlisted artists who are tackling pressing issues in society today are:
(Blurbs taken from the Tate Britain website)

FORENSIC ARCHITECTURE

An interdisciplinary team that includes architects, filmmakers, lawyers and scientists, Forensic Architecture’s work uses the built environment as a starting point for explorations into human rights violations.

The Long Duration of a Split Second
Looped from 10.00

NAEEM MOHAIEMEN

Encompassing films, installations, and essays, his practice investigates transnational left politics in the period after the Second World War, the legacies of decolonisation and the erasing and rewriting of memories of political utopias.

Tripoli Cancelled 2017 (93 min)
Starts at 10.20, 12.00, 13.40, 15.20

Two Meetings and a Funeral 2017 (89 min)
Starts at 11.00, 12.40, 14.20, 16.00

CHARLOTTE PRODGER (WINNER)

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

BRIDGIT 2016 (33 min)
Looped to start at 10.05, 10.38, 11.11, 11.44, 12.17, 12.50, 13.23, 13.56, 14.29, 15.02, 15.35, 16.08, 16.41, 17.14

LUKE WILLIS THOMPSON

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

Cemetery of Uniforms and Liveries 2016 (9 min 10 sec)
Autoportrait 2017 (8 min 50 sec)
_Human 2018 (9 min 30 sec)
Looped from 10.00

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.