Tate Liverpool opens Turner Prize 2022 exhibition

Tate Liverpool today unveils an exhibition of work by the four artists nominated for the Turner Prize 2022.

Above: Sin Wai Kin, A Dream of Wholeness in Parts (still) 2021

Heather Phillipson, Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan and Sin Wai Kin are the four nominees. One of the world’s best-known prizes for the visual arts, the Turner Prize aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art. 

The prize is returning to Liverpool for the first time in 15 years, having helped launch the city’s year as the European Capital of Culture. The winner will be announced on 7 December at an award ceremony at St George’s Hall, Liverpool. 

Heather Phillipson presents Rupture No 6: biting the blowtorched peach, 2022. 

Heather Phillipson Turner Prize

Credit: Holly Falconer

Heather Phillipson installation Turner Prize

Credit: Matt Greenwood

Ingrid Pollard works primarily in photography, sculpture, film and sound to question our relationship with the natural world. She presents: Seventeen of Sixty Eight, 2018; Bow Down and Very Low – 123, 2021; and the photo series DENY: IMAGINE: ATTACK 1991 and SILENCE 2019.

Ingrid Pollard Turner Prize

Credit: Holly Falconer

Ingrid Pollard Turner Prize

Veronica Ryan presents cast forms in clay and bronze; sewn and tea-stained fabrics; and bright neon crocheted fishing line pouches filled with various seeds, fruit stones and skins.

Veronica Ryan Turner Prize

Credit: Holly Falconer

Veronica Ryan installation Turner

Credit: Matt Greenwood

Sin Wai Kin brings fantasy to life through storytelling in performance, moving images, and ephemera.

Sin Wai Kin Turner Prize

Credit: Holly Falconer

Sin Wai Kin Turner Prize

Alex Farquharson, Director of Tate Britain and Co-chair of the Turner Prize 2022 jury, said: “15 years since Turner Prize ventured out of London for the first time to Liverpool, it’s fantastic to see the prize back in the city. 

The Turner Prize was established in 1984 and is awarded yearly to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work. The Turner Prize award is £55,000, with £25,000 going to the winner and £10,000 each to the other shortlisted artists.

The Turner Prize 2022 jury members are Irene Aristizábal, Head of Curatorial and Public Practice, BALTIC; Christine Eyene, Research Fellow, School of Arts and Media, UCLan; Robert Leckie, Director, Spike Island; and Anthony Spira, Director, MK Gallery.

20 October 2022 – 19 March 2023
Open daily 10.00 – 18.00
For public information call +44 (0)151 702 7400, visit tate.org.uk or follow @TateLiverpool #TurnerPrize

Next year the Turner Prize 2023 will run from 28 September to 14 January 2024.

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