The Colombian Oscar Murillo, the Jordanian Lawrence Abu Hamdan and the British Helen Cammock and Tai Shani won the award after the jury considered them as a collective in an unprecedented decision
The four artists nominated this year for the prestigious Turner award for contemporary art, Colombian Oscar Murillo, Jordanian Lawrence Abu Hamdan and British Helen Cammock and Tai ShaniThey won the award today for their works that stimulate debate and public awareness after the jury considered them as a collective.
In an unprecedented decision, the jury chaired by Alex Farquharson, director of the Tate Britain museum, noted that, "In a time of division," it has been wanted to reward unity and commitment to positive change.
The winners received the award at a ceremony in Margate (England), endowed with a total of 40,000 pounds (47,000 euros / 52,000 dollars).
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