The Long Duration of a Split Second
Turner Prize 2018, Tate Britain
London, UK, 25 September 2018 – 06 January 2019
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. One of the world’s best-known prizes for the visual arts, the Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. Established in 1984, it is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the twelve months preceding 16 April 2018.
Tackling pressing issues in society today, the four shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2018: Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson. An exhibition of work by the shortlisted artists will be staged at Tate Britain from 26 September 2018 to 6 January 2019. The winner, Charlotte Prodger, was announced in December at an awards ceremony live on the BBC, the broadcast partner for the Turner Prize.
Forensic Architecture was nominated for four exhibitions held across 2017 and 2018: Counter Investigations at the Institute of Contemporary Art; Hacia una estética investigativa/Towards an Investigative Aesthetics held at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) and Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA); and 77sqm_9:26min presented as part of documenta 14.
Installation photography © Matt Greenwood and Joe Humphrys, Tate Photography