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In pictures: Turner Prize nominees

Selective Memory.  Photo: Ruth Clark Photography

Cathy Wilkes is included on the Turner Prize shortlist for her figurative sculptures that "touch on issues of femininity and sexuality".

Mark Leckey's Cinema in the Round

Birkenhead-born Mark Leckey admits to having a "a slight obsession" with Felix the Cat, who appears in his film Cinema in the Round.

Courtesy Jay Jopling/ White Cube (London)

Runa Islam's Be The First To See What You See As You See It (2004) is described as "an absorbing drama of deliberation".

Haus der Frau 2. Copyright the artist and Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art

Goshka Macuga's glass, steel and fabric installation, entitled Haus der Frau 2 (2008), was featured at the fifth Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art.

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