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Londoner wins Turner Prize

London artist Elizabeth Price has won the Turner prize for a film about a fatal fire in a Woolworths store in Manchester. She took away the 25 thousand pound award at a ceremony at Tate Britain last night.

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Londoner wins Turner Prize

A member of the public watches a video installation by Elizabeth Price, who has won the 2012 Turner prize. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

London artist Elizabeth Price has won the Turner Prize tonight for her video installation show, which included a film inspired by a fatal fire in a Woolworths store in Manchester.

Price was presented with the £25,000 price by actor Jude Law at a ceremony at Tate Britain in central London.

The Londoner was one of four artists shortlisted for the prestigious prize including fellow film-maker Luke Fowler, performance artist Spartacus Chetwynd and Paul Noble, who produced a series of detailed drawings of a fictional city Nobson Newtown.

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