On Thursday, 16th of March, at 20:00, the PinchukArtCentre will stream live the fourth Ceremony of the Future Generation Art Prize – a major international competition for artists up to 35 established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
The respected international jury will choose and announce at the Award Ceremony the winner of the main prize who will receive a generous $100, 000 award ($60,000 in cash and $40,000 toward production of a new work). Following the decision by the jury members, additional $20,000 will be allotted to fund artist-in-residency program to the special prize winners (up to 5 artists).
The International Jury of the Future Generation Art Prize 2017:
- Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator, Public Art Fund, New York
- Iwona Blazwick, Director, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
- Björn Geldhof, Artistic Director, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv and YARAT, Baku
- Mami Kataoka, Chief Curator, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo and Curator, 21st Biennale of Sydney 2018
- Koyo Kouoh, Founding Artistic Director, Raw Material Company, Dakar
- Jochen Volz, curator of the 32nd São Paulo Biennial and General director of Pinacoteca, São Paulo, Brazil
- Jérôme Sans, Co-Founder, Palais de Tokyo Paris and Artistic Director, Perfect Crossovers, Paris-Beijing
Exhibition of the 21 shortlisted artists for the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize is currently on show at the PinchukArtCentre and will be open until April 16, 2017. The exhibition presents newly produced works by the following artists and groups: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, 33 (Nigeria / United States), Iván Argote, 32 (Colombia / France), Firelei Báez, 35 (Dominican Republic / United States), Dineo Seshee Bopape, 35 (South Africa), Phoebe Boswell, 34 (Kenya / United Kingdom), Vivian Caccuri, 30 (Brazil), Sol Calero, 34 (Venezuela / Germany), Asli Çavuşoğlu, 34 (Turkey), Vajiko Chachkhiani, 31 (Georgia / Germany), Carla Chaim, 33 (Brazil), Christian Falsnaes, 35 (Denmark / Germany), EJ Hill, 31 (United States), Andy Holden, 34 (United Kingdom), Li Ran, 30 (China), Ibrahim Mahama, 29 (Ghana), Rebecca Moss, 25 (United Kingdom), Sasha Pirogova, 29 (Russia), Kameelah Janan Rasheed, 31 (United States), Martine Syms, 28 (United States), Kemang Wa Lehulere, 32 (South Africa), Open Group (Ukraine).