Using a smartphone, Prodger’s work meanders through disparate associations ranging from JD Sports and standing stones to 1970s lesbian separatism and Jimi Hendrix’s sound recordist. They praised the way Prodger explores lived experience as mediated through technologies and histories.
The Prize, established in 1984 by the Patrons of New Art, is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the 12 months preceding 26 April 2018. The three other shortlisted artists; Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, and Luke Willis Thompson were each awarded £5,000.
Turner Prize - What Next?
An exhibition of the four shortlisted artists will run at Tate Britain until 6 January 2019
Spring – Nominees announced
September – exhibition of shortlisted work at Turner Contemporary, Margate
December – winner announced at ceremony at Turner Contemporary