Artes Mundi 8 Prize and Exhibition

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 to Sunday, 24 February 2019

The UK’s most political and largest international art prize Artes Mundi 8 returns in 2018, opening its shortlist exhibition at National Museum Cardiff this October. The shortlisted artists are competing for the £40,000 prize, and include Cannes Palme d’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul, CitizenFour cinematographer Trevor Paglen, Nigerian installation artist Otobong Nkanga, Moroccan filmmaker Bouchra Khalili, and Egyptian artist Anna Boghiguian. The prize has previously been awarded to some of the world’s most exciting and politically-charged artists including Theaster Gates, Teresa Margolles and Kara Walker. 2016 winner was John Akomfrah who won with Auto da Fe, a video installation which commented on historical significance of global migration. The winner of the 8th Artes Mundi Prize will be announced on 24th January 2019.

Title: Power Boy (Mekong)
Artist: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Dimension: 1500 × 2250 × 1500 mm


Title: Foriegn Office. Digital Film. 2015.22
Artist: Bouchra Khalili
Dimension: 0 × 0 × 0 in


Title: Wetin You Go Do
Artist: Otobong Nkanga
Dimension: 0 × 0 × 0 in


Title: Maximally Stable Extremal Regions; Good Features to Track, 2o17
Artist: Trevor Paglen
Dimension: 28.5 × 40 × 28.5 in


Title: Jardin de l’inconscient, 2016
Artist: Anna Boghiguian
Dimension: 0 × 0 × 0 in


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National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF10 3NP

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