Birmingham Big Art Project winner announced

Turner Prize artist claims landmark prize with her singing Station Clock

The winner of the Birmingham Big Art Project was announced at a special event at BMAG. The £2million public artwork, entitled Station Clock, is by Turner Prize-winning Susan Philipsz. The large-scale aural clock features musical scales and different vocal combinations for the 12-hour digits. Project chairman, Glyn Pitchford, said: “Station Clock will become an iconic image for the city of Birmingham.” The artwork will feature in a public square to be developed around the new HS2 terminal in Eastside.

Photography by Jas Sansi


1 Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Birmingham, Susan Philipsz, Glyn Pitchford

2 Susan Philipsz, Lara Ratnaraja, Ammo Talwar

3 Glyn Pitchford, Dominga Devitt, Toby Watley

4 James Lomax, Robin Kirkham, Joanne Masding

5 Sarah Fortes-Mayer, Brendan Handley, Kamleigh and Helena Parfect

6 Vanessa Boni, Gavin Wade

7 Steve Brookes, Anita Bhalla, Altaf Hussain

8 Francis Thomas, Anita Bhalla, Cllr Ian Ward

9 Courtney Pearce, Jack Mulligan

10 Sarindar Sahota, Nick Venning

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