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In pictures: Turner Prize shortlist

Camouflage Church 2006  Nathan Coley courtesy doggerfisher and Haunch of Venison

Artist Nathan Coley specialises in often very large cardboard models of religious buildings, painted with stripes or gold panels.

There Will Be No Miracles Here, 2006  Nathan Coley Courtesy doggerfisher and Haunch of Venison

Judges said Coley's There Will Be No Miracles Here referenced the ongoing conflict between religious and state authorities.

AMNESIAC SHRINE or Double Coop Displacement, Matt's Gallery, 2006.  Mike Nelson  Courtesy the artist and Matt's Gallery, London

Mike Nelson was previously shortlisted in 2001 and his work is described by the judges as both "claustrophobic" and "engaging".

Mirror Infill, 2006  Mike Nelson, courtesy the artist and Matt's Gallery, London.

Nelson is known for creating life-like spaces and rooms which bring a sense of other places and moods within a gallery.

This Unhinged Her, 1998-2006  Zarina Bhimji. Courtesy Haunch of Venison

Zarina Bhimji's family fled Idi Amin's Uganda in 1974. She has taken photographs of the country over an eight year period.

Your Sadness is Drunk, 2001-2006  Zarina Bhimji. Courtesy Haunch of Venison

Judges said Bhimji "somehow manages to balance the deeply romantic imagery with a strong sense of portent, of disquiet, of melancholy".

State Britain, 2007, Installation view at Tate Britain  Mark Wallinger

State Britain is Mark Wallinger's exact recreation of how Brian Haw's protest camp outside Parliament used to look.

State Britain, 2007, Installation view at Tate Britain  Mark Wallinger

The judges acknowledged that all the shortlisted works had a political dimension but said this had not been a conscious decision.



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