Turner Prize – Tate Britain
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RG
This year is the 34th edition where a prestigious prize is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year as determined by an expert jury.
The exhibition prides itself on selecting artist that tackle pressing issues in today’s society whittling the final shortlist down to just four finalists
This year’s contenders are, Forensic Architecture with their explorations into human rights violations, Naeem Mohaiemen investigating transnational left politics in the period after the Second World War, Charlotte Prodger exploring issues surrounding queer identity, landscape, language technology and time and Luke Willis Thompson tackling traumatic histories of class, racial and social inequality, institutional violence, colonialism and forced migration.
With the winner being announced live on TV in December 2018, this amazing collection of contemporary and evocative work is on at the Tate Britain until 6th January 2019.