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Cardiff-based Artes Mundi 6 shortlist revealed

Ten artists from eight countries have been shortlisted for the UK's largest contemporary art prize.

The 2015 winner of the Cardiff-based Artes Mundi prize which is awarded every two years will receive £40,000.

The finalists come from the UK, USA, Portugal, Israel, Croatia, Iceland, Brazil and the Netherlands.

The shortlist was chosen from 800 nominations in 70 countries, and organisers said it included some "superstars" of contemporary art.

The new director and curator of the prize, Karen MacKinnon, spoke to Nelli Bird on BBC Radio Wales.

£40k art prize shortlist announced

  • 12 Dec 2013
  • From the section Wales