Turner Prize 2014 winner announcement
Duncan Campbell It for Others 2013
© Courtesy of Duncan Campbell and Rodeo Gallery
Duncan Campbell wins the Turner Prize 2014
The Turner Prize 2014 has been awarded to Duncan Campbell, it was announced at Tate Britain this evening during a live broadcast on Channel 4. The £25,000 prize was presented by British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. This year is the 30th Turner Prize, founded in 1984 to promote discussion of new developments in contemporary British art. This year’s prize fund is £40,000 with £25,000 going to the winner and £5,000 each for the other shortlisted artists.
The jury applauded the four nominated artists’ commitment and the strengths of their artistic practices. They awarded the prize to Duncan Campbell for It For Others 2013 in recognition of an ambitious and complex film which rewards repeated viewing. 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.