David Shrigley is at his provocative best for his entry in this year’s Turner Prize. Shrigley’s ‘Life Model‘ installation sees a nude man urinating into a bucket. The piece is a humourous depiction of a life model posing for an art class, with Shrigley asking viewers to take a seat and draw at one of the many easels surrounding the sculpture. It has caused outrage and has even seen school visitors offered an alternative entrance at the exhibition, being held in Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry as part of its City of Culture celebrations, so that they can avoid the piece.

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Shrigley’s work,invites visitors to submit their drawings for display on the gallery walls, is thought to be the first Turner Prize contender to include material from visitors. The artist joked that his nomination at 45, just five years under the maximum age, meant that the judges were desperate. “I feel like they’re really scraping the barrel asking me,” he said.

He hopes to display every drawing made by the public, although he reserves the right to censor ones that “are really against taste and decency”.

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The exhibition is also showing work from the other shortlisted artists Laure Prouvost, whose work includes a video installation about her fictional grandfather, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, who is showing six portraits of imaginary people and a Tino Seghal performance piece. However, you won’t not find his work, ‘This is Exchange‘, unless you accept the offer of the man who invites you to talk about economics. It is the first piece in the prize’s history that pays people to take part with visitors offered £2 if they take part in the discussion about market economies.

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Turner Prize 2013 is at Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry, Northern Ireland now until 5 January 2014