Turner prize 2017

The Turner Prize is awarded annually to an artist born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition or public presentation of their work anywhere in the world in the previous year.The four shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2017 are:

Hurvin Anderson

Andrea Büttner 

Lubaina Himid

Rosalind Nashashibi

Since 2011 the Turner Prize has been staged outside of London every other year. For 2017 it will be presented at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull as part of the UK City of Culture 2017 programme. 

Hurvin Anderson

Hurvin Anderson

Is it OK to be black?, 2016

Oil on canvas

130 x 100cm

Hurvin Anderson: Dub Versions, New Art Exchange, Nottingham 2016

Courtesy of the artist

Andrea Büttne

Installation View of Andrea Büttner: Gesamtzusammenhang, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland, 2017

Photo: Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Gunnar Meier

Lubaina Himid

Naming the Money 2004

Installation view of Navigation Charts, Spike Island, Bristol 2017

Courtesy of the artist, Hollybush Gardens, and National Museums, Liverpool

Photo: Stuart Whipps

Rosalind Nashashibi Electrical Gaza 2015 Video still

Rosalind Nashashibi

Electrical Gaza 2015

Video still

On This Island: Rosalind Nashashibi, The University Art Galleries at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts in California 2015
The jury is chaired by Alex Farquharson, Director of Tate Britain.


Queen Victoria Square 

Hull HU1 3RA

DATES: 26 September 2017 – 7 January 2018