Charlotte Prodger – Turner Prize winner 2018 in pictures

Main Image: Charlotte Prodger. BRIDGIT, 2016. Single channel video with sound, 32 minutes. Installation View: Bergen Kunsthall, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist, Koppe Astner, Glasgow and Hollybush Gardens, London. Photograph by Thor Brødreskift

Charlotte Prodger was announced as the £25,000 Turner Prize winner at Tate Britain last night for her solo exhibition BRIDGIT / Stoneymollen Trail at Bergen Kunsthall.

The jury applauded the way that all four nominated artists are committed to making a difference to the world today and ‘are very proud of the timely and urgent nature of the Turner Prize 2018 shortlist’.


Turner Prize winner Charlotte Prodger. Photograph courtesy of Tate Photography (Jordan Anderson)

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.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Turner Prize winner Charlotte Prodger and director of Tate, Maria Balshaw. Photograph courtesy of Tate Photography (Jordan Anderson)

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