Artist Naeem Mohaiemen is one of the four nominees for the 2018 Turner Prize. The Turner Prize is given annually to an artist working primarily in Britain, or an artist born in Britain working anywhere.
The nomination is for two exhibitions, at documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel, and the solo show There is no Last Man at MoMA PS1. This includes four linked works: Volume Eleven: flaw in the algorithm of cosmpolitanism (documenta 14 journal: South as a State of Mind; MoMA PS1), Muhammad Ali’s Bangladesh Passport (documenta 14 public programs: Parliament of Bodies), Tripoli Cancelled (documenta 14 exhibition, Athens), and Two Meetings and a Funeral (documenta 14 exhibition, Kassel).
Some of these works were subsequently presented at Mahmoud Darwish Museum, Ramallah; Vasas Federation of Metalworkers’ Union, Budapest; Abdur Rajjak Bidyapith (Bengal Foundation), Dhaka; MoMA PS1, New York; BFI London Film Festival; Delfina, London; Bait Ghulom Ibrahim, Sharjah; Dharamsala International Film Festival, Himachal Pradesh; and Al Hamra Center, Lahore.
In addition to Naeem Mohaiemen, the other nominees are Goldsmith College-based collective Forensic Architecture, Glasgow based Charlotte Prodger, and New Zealander Luke Willis Thompson. The four nominated works will be exhibited at Tate Britain from 25th September 2018 to 6th January 2019.