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Artist Wins £16,500 With Junk Shop Art

An artist who scours junk shops and eBay for items to use in his exhibitions has scooped £16,500 as winner of the Northern Art Prize. Haroon Mirza's winning installation combined second-hand record players and radios with sound art, projection and a 19th Century painting. The award was established four years ago to showcase contemporary artists working in the north of England.

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