The Calder prize aims to award a contemporary artis "who has completed exemplary and innovative early work and who has demonstrated the potential to make a major contribution to the field."

Haroon Mirza, Adam, Eve, others and a UFO, 2013 Active speakers, UFO circuit, cables Image via Lisson Gallery Haroon Mirza, Adam, Eve, others and a UFO, 2013
Active speakers, UFO circuit, cables
Image via Lisson Gallery

As well as the monetary prize, Mizra has received a residency at France's Atelier Calder to exhibit his work. Following this award, this will be Mizra's second residency at the Atelier Calder. In June and July of 2013 the artist displayed a performance and sculptural work The Last Tape, which was on display at FIAC in the same year.

London born Mirza graduated from Chelsea College of Art in 2007 with an MA in Fine Art. He has received critical acclaim for his sound sculptures.

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