Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
Tue 17 Oct 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Introducing the Turner Prize image

Introduction to the Turner Prize
(Turner Prize 2023 at Towner Eastbourne x University of Sussex)
Professor Ben Burbridge (Art History, University of Sussex) and Joe Hill (Director, Towner Eastbourne) in conversation.
An informal and accessible introduction to the history of the Turner Prize, to the Turner Prize 2023 exhibition at Towner Eastbourne and to the work of shortlisted artists.
University of Sussex is Education Partner for the Turner Prize 2023 at Towner Eastbourne
The Turner Prize, one of the world’s leading prizes for contemporary art, is being exhibited for the first time in Sussex this year.
Two University of Sussex alumni have previously won the Turner Prize. Helen Cammock, a Sociology graduate, was one of the co-winners of the 2019 prize. Jeremy Deller, who holds an MA in British Art History and Critical Theory, won the Turner Prize in 2004.
The shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2023 are: Jesse Darling, Ghislaine Leung, Rory Pilgrim and Barbara Walker.
The jury for Turner Prize 2023 is: Martin Clark (Director of Camden Art Centre)
Cédric Fauq (Chief curator of Capc musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux)
Melanie Keen (Director of Wellcome Collection) Helen Nisbet (Artistic Director of Art Night)