Charlotte Prodger

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Charlotte Prodger (born 1974) is a British artist and film-maker[1] who works with "moving image, printed image, sculpture and writing".[2] Her films include Stoneymollan Trail (2015) and Bridgit (2016). In 2018 she won the Turner Prize.

Early life[edit]

Prodger was born in Bournemouth in 1974[3] and studied at Goldsmiths, University of London, and the Glasgow School of Art.[3][4]

Career[edit]

Prodger works with "moving image, printed image, sculpture and writing".[2] Her film Stoneymollan Trail is a compilation of scenes made since the late 1990s using "old camcorder, HD and more recent iPhone footage".[5] Her film Bridgit addresses issues of queer identity and was shot using an iPhone.[6]

In 2017 Prodger undertook the Berwick Artists' Moving Image Residency, where she developed LHB, a new single-screen work for cinema that premiered at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2017.

In 2018 she won the Turner Prize for an exhibition of Bridgit and Stoneymollan Trail at Bergen Kunsthall in Norway.[6][7] In 2019 she will represent Scotland at the 58th Venice Biennale.[8]

Films[edit]

  • Stoneymollan Trail (2015) – 52 minutes
  • Bridgit (2016) – 32 minutes
  • LHB (2017) – 25 minutes

Solo exhibitions[edit]

Collections[edit]

Prodger's work is held in the following public collections:

Personal life[edit]

Prodger lives and works in Glasgow.[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guardian. "Charlotte Prodger". Guardian. Retrieved 2018-12-05.
  2. ^ a b Tate. "Charlotte Prodger". Tate. Retrieved 2018-12-05.
  3. ^ a b c Tate. "Charlotte Prodger - Tate". Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Charlotte Prodger the latest Glasgow-trained artist up for the Turner". Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  5. ^ a b Searle, Adrian (26 October 2015). "Charlotte Prodger's elegy to time, loss and casual sex". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b c Brown, Mark (4 December 2018). "iPhone film-maker Charlotte Prodger wins 2018 Turner prize". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2018-12-05 – via www.theguardian.com.
  7. ^ "iPhone artist Prodger wins Turner Prize". BBC News. 4 December 2018. Retrieved 2018-12-05 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  8. ^ Miller, Phil (31 May 2018). "Turner Prize short listed artist Charlotte Prodger to represent Scotland in Venice". The Herald. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  9. ^ "BRIDGIT / Stoneymollan Trail". Bergen Kunsthall. Retrieved 2018-12-05.
  10. ^ "Bridgit". Arts Council Collection. Retrieved 2018-12-05.