Arab Today, arab today filmmakers narrator shortlisted for turner prize
Last Updated : GMT 11:03:24
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Filmmakers, narrator shortlisted for Turner Prize

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Filmmakers, narrator shortlisted for Turner Prize

London - AFP

A video artist who weaves together old VHS footage, YouTube clips and censored erotic images and another who delivers fast-paced spoken performances were named Wednesday on the shortlist of this year's Turner Prize. James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell are among four nominees for the £25,000 (30,000-euro, $42,000) contemporary art prize, along with filmmaker Duncan Campbell and print-maker Ciara Phillips. The Turner Prize, which is celebrating its 30th birthday this year, was made famous by Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin and is notorious for challenging the public's perceptions about what constitutes art. But this year's shortlist is more about showcasing the diversity of works and techniques used by young artists, from traditional crafts to online imagery. "The four shortlisted artists share a strong international presence and an ability to adapt, restage and reinterpret their own and others' works, very often working in collaborative social contexts," said Penelope Curtis, chair of the jury. Richards, a 30-year-old Welshman who lives and works in Berlin, is known for splicing together videos from a wide variety of sources, including YouTube and his own footage. He has been nominated for his black and white film "Rosebud", which features shots of erotic books taken from a Tokyo library in which the censors have scratched out the genitalia. Vonna-Michell, 31, performs live or recorded narratives filled with deviations and repetitions, often accompanied by installations providing a kind of visual script. The British-born Vonna-Michell was shortlisted for a recent solo exhibition in Brussels, "Postscript II (Berlin)". Phillips, 37, who was born in Canada but works in Glasgow, is a printmaker who uses photographs and textiles to create paintings as well as installations. She was nominated for a two-month workshop, "The Showroom", in London last year, where she produced new screen prints in collaboration with other artists and invited groups, including local women's groups. Campbell, who was born in Ireland in 1972 and lives and works in Glasgow, was nominated for his presentation "It and Others" which was shown in Venice last year. The film is a response to a 1953 video essay about the commoditisation of African art, and includes filmed and archive footage, animation and a dance performance. The prize is open to any contemporary artist under the age of 50 who was born in Britain or is living or working there and is judged on the work they have shown in the last 12 months. The winner takes the largest prize although each of the nominees are also handed £5,000 each. It will be awarded on December 1.

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today filmmakers narrator shortlisted for turner prize Arab Today, arab today filmmakers narrator shortlisted for turner prize

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today filmmakers narrator shortlisted for turner prize Arab Today, arab today filmmakers narrator shortlisted for turner prize

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today A no-frills business success

GMT 07:00 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

A no-frills business success
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Israel sees benefits in independent Kurdistan: experts

GMT 07:58 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

Israel sees benefits in independent Kurdistan: experts
Arab Today, arab today Equifax executives step down

GMT 16:16 2017 Saturday ,16 September

Equifax executives step down
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Ministry seeks to improve education

GMT 14:49 2017 Sunday ,17 September

Ministry seeks to improve education
Arab Today, arab today New Zealand opposition looks

GMT 10:35 2017 Thursday ,14 September

New Zealand opposition looks
Arab Today, arab today France hopeful of persuading Trump

GMT 06:21 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

France hopeful of persuading Trump
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show

GMT 12:04 2017 Monday ,18 September

Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show
Arab Today, arab today Renault-Nissan to launch

GMT 10:44 2017 Saturday ,16 September

Renault-Nissan to launch
Arab Today, arab today Horia Farghaly happy for success of “Case G”

GMT 12:14 2017 Monday ,18 September

Horia Farghaly happy for success of “Case G”
Arab Today, arab today 5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year

GMT 19:18 2017 Monday ,18 September

5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year

GMT 06:31 2017 Saturday ,16 September

Eman Al Assy receives three offers

GMT 05:05 2017 Tuesday ,12 September

Pregnant woman's suicide roils China

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha

GMT 15:49 2017 Friday ,15 September

'Severe' Typhoon Doksuri pounds Vietnam

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 04:26 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

Opioid overdose deaths take 2.5 months

GMT 11:40 2017 Monday ,18 September

Russia and Iraq restore air travel

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 12:56 2017 Friday ,15 September

Apple's grand plan in Ireland held up by a forest

GMT 11:37 2017 Saturday ,12 August

Fashion designer reveals her new collection
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday