In a vividly illustrated artist’s book, Cammock breaks through the fourth wall of the page to present the city as a composition of energies.
Helen Cammock’s solo exhibition is an array of visual poems, ceramics, and even the sound of her trumpet, which she began practicing in the city.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Tai Shani, and Oscar Murillo told the judges in a letter, “The politics we deal with differ greatly, and for us it would feel problematic if they were pitted against each other.”
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, and Tai Shani have been shortlisted for the coveted prize.
The four artists shortlisted for this year’s prize are being masked by the company Stagecoach, whose chairman was behind a homophobic political campaign in 2000.