HELEN MARTEN nominated for TURNER PRIZE 2016

Artist Helen Marten has been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2016 alongside Michael Dean, Anthea Hamilton and Josephine Pryde.

The Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year. The 2015 exhibition will be presented at the Tate Britain London from 27 September - 8 January 2016.

The members of the Turner Prize 2016 Jury are:
Michelle Cotton, Director Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Tamsin Dillon, Curator
Beatrix Ruf, Director, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Simon Wallis, Director, The Hepworth Wakefield
The jury is chaired by Alex Farquharson, Director of Tate Britain.

The winner of the prize will be announced in December 2016.


Work displayed in the image: HELEN MARTEN, Lunar Nibs, 2015, welded steel, aluminium, stitched fabric, lacquered chipboard, string, cast plaster, cast rubber, cast resin, nails, copper sulphate, clay, bones, black sand, etched steel, cut vinyl, snakeskin, fish skin, copper wire, hand-thrown glazed ceramic, coins, felt, taxidermy insects, salt, 139.5 x 323 x 202 cm. Installation view at the Venice Biennale, 2015

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