Duncan Campbell - Turner Prize 2014 Winner

Monday, December 8, 2014

Duncan Campbell won this year’s Turner Prize with his ambitious and complex film It for Others 2013, which the artist says is about ‘how you can understand certain histories through objects’.

Duncan Campbell won this year’s Turner Prize with his ambitious and complex film It for Others 2013, which the artist says is about ‘how you can understand certain histories through objects’.

Campbell, shortlisted for his film, It for Others 2013, was awarded the £25,000 prize at a ceremony at Tate Britain. 

Born in Dublin in 1972, the artist lives and works in Glasgow. The jury admired his exceptional dedication to making a work which speaks about the construction of value and meaning in ways that are topical and compelling. On winning the award he said: ‘Being nominated for the prize has given me great heart. The opinions of the jury mean a great deal to me.’

Celebrating its 30th year, the Turner Prize 2014 is presented at Tate Britain from 30 September 2014 – 4 January 2015.

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