Turner Prize nominees – What advice would you give to a younger artist?

Next Monday evening sees the announcement of the winner of The Turner Prize 2014.Tate Collective London asked the nominees, “What advice would you give to a younger artist?”. You can see their responses in this short Tate Collective Film, including advice given by Tris Vonna-Michell, alumnus of Falmouth’s Foundation in Art & Design. You can hear Vonna-Michell talking more about his work in a recent TateShots film.

(C) Tris Vonna-Michell / Turner Prize

(C) Tris Vonna-Michell / Turner Prize

At Falmouth, staff and students will be celebrating Vonna-Michell’s nomination with a panel discussion and live screening of the televised announcement of the 2014 winner. The panel will be chaired by Dr. Ginny Button, Director of the Falmouth School of Art, former Turner Prize curator (1993-1998) and author of The Turner Prize. Dr. Button will be joined by Kelly Taylor, Independent curator and former Director of Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, and by Lisa Wright, figurative artist, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Falmouth, winner of the 2013 Threadneedle Prize and former selector of the National Open competition.

The Turner Prize 2014 exhibition runs at Tate Britain, London, until 4 January 2015, and also includes the work of Vonna-Michell’s fellow nominees, Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips and James Richards. Tris Vonna-Michell will be giving a performance in the exhibition on Saturday, 29 November, tickets available from Tate.


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