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Assemble were announced as winners of The Turner Prize 2015

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Arguably Europe's most prestigious visual art award is coming to Tramway and Scotland for the first time this Autumn.

The Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under the age of 50 for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year. The Turner Prize award is £40,000 with £25,000 going to the winner and £5,000 each for the other shorlisted artists.

The four shortlisted artists for Turner Prize 2015 are:

Assemble

Bonnie Camplin

Janice Kerbel

Nicole Wermers​

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This year's Turner Prize Jury are:

- Mr Alistair Hudson, Director, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
- Jan Verwoert, Critic and Curator
- Ms Joanna Mytkowska, Director, Warsaw Museum of Modern Art
- Ms Kyla McDonald, Artistic Director, Glasgow Sculpture Studios
The Jury is chaired by Dr Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain.​​​