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Charlotte Prodger: 2018 Turner Prize winner

Glasgow-based artist Charlotte Prodger has won this year’s prestigious Turner Prize. On Tuesday, Prodger was presented with the $25,000 prize by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.The 44-year old’s heart-felt film won over three other film-based installations. The 32-minute-long video titled Bridgit, shot on an iPhone, focused on themes of gender identity, mythology, and her native landscapes. […]

Anni Albers: her life, her exhibition

Anni Albers (1899-1994) and textiles have become one and the same. Though the artist, born in Berlin to a bourgeois furniture manufacturing family, may not have known that she would go on to impact textile’s place in the art world, she excelled in the field and forever changed its position. In 1922, Albers enrolled in […]

The 2018 Turner Prize: time-consuming, but rewarding, intense, yet beautiful

The 2018 Turner Prize exhibitions at Tate Britain are not for the faint of heart. This year’s nominees are Naeem Mohaiemen, Forensic Architecture, Charlotte Prodger, and Luke Willis Thompson. Their exhibitions consist more or less exclusively of film works and are unapologetic for that. This means to see the exhibition in its entirety can take […]