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Turner Prize 2014 shortlist announced

7 May 2014

The four artists shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2014 have been announced at Tate Britain. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the prize, which was founded in 1984 to promote new developments in contemporary art. The winner is awarded £25,000, and the three shortlisted artists receive £5,000 each.

This year’s shortlisted artists manipulate a variety of traditional and new media, reflecting the impact of the internet, cinema, TV and mobile technologies on a new generation of artists. Here’s the full shortlist with examples of their work:

Duncan Campbell (born 1972)

Filmmaker Duncan Campbell has been nominated for his presentation of It for Others in Scotland and at the 55th Venice Biennale, which combines archive footage and new material.

Ciara Phillips (born 1976)

Often working collaboratively and turning the gallery into a workshop, printmaker Ciara Phillips has been nominated for her solo exhibition at The Showroom, London.

James Richards (born 1983)

(2013), James Richards

Rosebud (2013), James Richards Courtesy the Artist, Cabinet, London and Rodeo, Istanbul

In his videos and installations, James Richards brings together found and original material to create meditations on pleasure, sensuality and voyeurism. He has been nominated for his contribution to The Encyclopaedic Palace at the 55th Venice Biennale.

Tris Vonna-Michell (born 1982)

Through his spoken word live performances and recordings, characterised by fragments of information, Vonna-Michell creates circuitous narratives. His work Postcript II (Berlin) at Jan Mot, Brussels, has been nominated.

The Turner Prize goes on display at Tate Britain from 30 September 2014–4 January 2015. The winner will be announced live on Channel 4 on 1 December 2014.

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