Jeremy Deller has won the 2004 Turner Prize, beating three other artists to the £25,000 prize. All the artists have work on show at the Tate Britain gallery in London.
The other artists shortlisted were Kutlug Ataman, Langlands & Bell and
Ataman has won several film awards
Ataman's video installations describe the lives of individuals, creating intimate portraits while addressing various social issues.
Born in Turkey, his work has been shown around Europe and at last year's Istanbul Biennial art festival.
He is also a film-maker and studied the art form at the University of California in Los Angeles.
His movie Lola and Bilidikid, which looks at the transvestite subculture inside the Turkish guest-worker community in Berlin, was awarded the Teddy Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 1999, given to films with a homosexual subject.
Deller has shown a solo exhibition in Paris
London-born Deller's mixed-media installation, titled Memory Bucket, is housed at art foundation ArtPace in San Antonio, Texas.
The work documents his travels through the Texan state. Deller's art is inspired by his interest in the social and cultural make-up that defines different societies.
Deller's other projects include After the Goldrush, an interactive guidebook to California. His work has been shown as part of group exhibitions at Tate Modern, ICA, and The Whitechapel Art Gallery in London.
Langlands and Bell
Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell are shortlisted for The House of Osama bin Laden, an exhibition first shown at The Imperial War Museum, London.
The pair have been working together for over 25 years
Their art features photographs, digital animations and video works made following a visit to Afghanistan, extending their interest in buildings, their histories and how we relate to them.
Based in London, Langlands and Bell have been collaborating since 1978, and exhibiting internationally since the early 80s.
The House of Osama Bin Laden won the prize for Interactive Arts Installation at the 2004 Bafta Awards in London.
Yinka's installations often quote 18th- and 19th-Century European paintings
Yinka Shonibare was born and educated in London but spent much of his youth in his parents' country, Nigeria. His dual nationality is central to his work.
Shonibar uses sculptural installations made of African fabric to subvert conventional readings of cultural identity.
His work featured in Charles Saatchi's controversial Sensation exhibition in London in 1997.
His recent installations have been seen in his exhibition Double Dutch at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam and in his solo show at the Stephen Friedman Gallery in London.