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The Long Duration of a Split Second at Turner Prize 2018

Weizman, Eyal. 2018. The Long Duration of a Split Second at Turner Prize 2018. In: "Turner Prize 2018", Tate Britain, United Kingdom, 26 September 2018 - 6 January 2019. [Show/Exhibition]

Item Type:

Show/Exhibition
Creators: Weizman, Eyal
Abstract or Description:

The Turner 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 are: Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson.

Forensic Architecture are 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.

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.

Contributors: Young, Linsey (Curator of an exhibition); Rowat, Simone (Production personnel) and Turner, Breen (Production personnel)
Official URL: https://forensic-architecture.org/programme/exhibi...
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Visual Cultures
Date range: 26 September 2018 - 6 January 2019
Related URL: https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/turner-prize-2018
Event Location: Tate Britain, United Kingdom
Item ID: 26421
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2019 14:31
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2019 14:32

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/26421

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