The contestants for one of the most radical and forward thinking art awards in the world have been revealed. This year's Turner Prize shortlist includes: Kutlug Ataman's six video screens...

The contestants for one of the most radical and forward thinking art awards in the world have been revealed. This year’s Turner Prize shortlist includes:

Kutlug Ataman’s six video screens carry simultaneous interviews with Turks who believe that they have been reincarnated.

Yinka Shonibare’s 30-minute film version of Verdi’s opera Un Ballo in Maschera, without music or words and a 3-D installation of a headless courtesan dressed in African textiles on a swing, inspired by Fragonard’s painting, The Swing.

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