$100,000 Future Generation Art Prize Call For Entries
Februaty 8, 2012 /Photography News/ The Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. The Prize will be a major contribution to the open participation of younger artists in the dynamic cultural development of societies in global transition.
All artists up to 35 may apply with their work without any restrictions concerning gender, nationality, race or artistic medium.
The main prize will be awarded to one artist who will receive the amount of US$ 100,000 from the international jury in the context of an exhibition. The prize will be split in US$ 60,000 in cash and US$ 40,000 for the investment of new work production.
Within the framework of selecting the main prize winner, the jury will have the opportunity to additionally award up to five special prizes to support young talents. The special prizes will not be bound to a financial award but rather serve above all to support the further development of the artists in form of residences in different art contexts. Up to US$ 20,000 can be divided for about five special prizes.
A selection committee will review the applications and select up to twenty artists for an exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre.
Deadline: 6 May 2012
Shortlist announcement: June 2012
Exhibition of the shortlisted artists: October 2012 - January 2013
Future Generation Art Prize Award Ceremony: December 2012