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Susan Philipsz wins the Turner Prize

Article: Susan Philipsz wins the Turner Prize

On Monday night the Tate’s Turner Prize was awarded to sound installation artist Susan Philipsz. Philipsz records herself singing a cappella and projects it out over a PA system in either a gallery space or a specific environment. Her 1998 installation “Filter” included her a cappella versions of songs by Nirvana, Radiohead and the Velvet…

Mike Figgis' 3 minute shorts for Tate museum

Article: Mike Figgis' 3 minute shorts for Tate museum

In partnership with London’s Tate, director Mike Figgis has made a series of 3 minute short films around the museum’s “This is Sculpture” project which is an “ambitious and challenging look at the rich history of modern and contemporary sculpture, presenting major works of art from the Tate Collection across two floors of the Gallery.”…