Turner contender: a visitor looks at a painting by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

It might be the UK City of Culture, but Derry is a bold choice for this year’s Turner Prize exhibition, the award’s first venture outside England. As (...)

 A poster hangs on a wall in Ebrington Square, Derry, the venue of the 2013 Turner Prize. Photograph: Getty Images

Everybody I know with a reputation for knowing anything about art appears to believe that Tino Sehgal is a shoo-in for this year’s Turner Prize. The f(...)

Turner Prize nominees Laure Prouvost, David Shrigley and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Photograph: Trevor McBride

The most surprising thing about this year’s Turner Prize exhibition, which opened last night, is that it’s taking place in Derry. It’s a far-flung ven(...)

John Dwyer is one of the most prolific musicians at work,having been in 13 bands since 1997, including Pink and Brown and Coachwhips, but it is(...)