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.”
Turner Prize Nominees Consider the Injustices Brought About by Borders
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, and Tai Shani have been shortlisted for the coveted prize.
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Turner Prize Nominees Are Announced, But Overshadowed by Sponsorship Controversy
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.