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Charlotte Prodger wins 2018 Turner prize

8 months ago

The Glasgow based artist, Charlotte Prodger, who is to represent Scotland for the 58th Art Biennale in Venice, has been selected as the winner of the reputable Turner prize for her film Bridgit, a film taken shot with her smartphone over the course of a year including footage of her at home and on her travels.

Prodger describes the piece as being about the fluidity of identity from a queer perspective, whilst exploring landscape, body, technology and time. Prodger was was announced as the winner of the £25,000 prize by the novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at a ceremony in London on Tuesday evening.

 

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Photo: ©Emile Holba 2018 Photo: ©Emile Holba 2018