Art e-Facts 81: Susan Philpsz 2010 Turner Prize Winner and the Telford CAP Student:

Question: What’s the connection between 2010 Turner Prize winning Scottish Artist Susan Phillipsz and the HND Contemporary Art Practice course at Telford College?

Answer: 47 Film

In May this year Film 47 documented Phillpsz Prize winning work ‘Lowlands’. The final film was submitted to the Turner Art Committee for judgement ad there is little doubt that 47 Film’s film footage helped Susan secure her prize

At around the same time Filmogropher Andy Cameron of 47 Film, was working closely with Art & Design student Natalie Doyle on the recording of Natalies’ Final Major Project work of her Foundation Course here at Telford College. Natalies’  movie focuses on social relationships through the Internet and how identity is built up through that medium. CAP Alumni Lauren McLaughlin and Gordon Douglas also appear within the film.

The following is a short documentary about the film:

Andy Cameron works freelance in and around Scotland and has worked for the Edinburgh Art Festival, the Glasgow International Arts Festival and has been published on several high profile websites.

For further information email 47 film at:

andy@47film.com
47film@googlemail.com

Art e-Facts 78: Mark Leckey

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Mark Leckey was this evening announced as the winner of the 2008 Turner Prize winner by Australian Rock Star NIck Cave at a ceremony at Tate Britain.

One of the most controversial Turner Prize exhibitions for many years the exhibition has been vilified by visitors and critics alike. Leckey was robust in his response to the critics however dismissing the British critical establishment as having an unhealthy interest in ‘mid-brow’ art.