French-Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili is known for her deeply researched film installations that explore discourses of resistance against a legacy of colonialism and imperialism. Fisun Güner discovers what motivates her films and why exhibiting in galleries resonates with the ancient Moroccan tradition of Al-Halqa – storytelling in a public space.
Prizes and Awards - a-n The Artists Information Company
Artist whose work reimagines mythic and legendary encounters across Africa and its global diasporas will receive a cash prize of £2,500 to help further his career.
Rana Begum, Sonia Boyce and Ben Rivers will select new and recent fine art graduates for the latest edition of the annual, nationally touring exhibition.
Baghdad-born painter Mohammed Sami, who gained an MA from Goldsmiths last year, was selected from 42 recent UK art graduates working in figurative painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking.
Barbara Walker receives an MBE for services to British art while Sonia Boyce is made an OBE. Plus honours for artists Tacita Dean, Yinka Shonibare, Gillian Wearing and Alison Wilding, and Kettle’s Yard gallery director Andrew Nairne.
Four artists have been shortlisted for Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize, with the winner receiving a £15,000 commission to create new work to be premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival.
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Four artists will receive £1,500 bursary awards through a new project that aims to tackle the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings for emerging disabled artists.
The artist and writer will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three-month residency at Baltic, Gateshead.
The prize’s jury praised the way the artist explores lived experience “as mediated through technologies and histories”.
A total of over £100,000 in grants will be distributed as part of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s 2019 visual arts development and exhibition programme.
The winner of the third edition of the annual prize organised by Contemporary British Painting was announced at Huddersfield Art Gallery, where an exhibition of shortlisted works continues until February.
The winner of the 11th Film London Jarman Award has been acknowledged for her “eclectic and expansive body of work that has explored everything from dreams and mythology to technology and feminism”.
Bristol-based institution is third recipient of £100,000 award designed to enable regional arts organisations to present large-scale exhibitions by mid-career female artists.
Five visual artists receive ‘no-strings-attached’ individual awards of £60,000 each in the annual Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists.
UCA Farnham Fine Art graduate wins CVAN South East award aimed at artists based in the region who are in the first year after graduation.
London-based Welsh artist wins £30,000 prize designed to recognise a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture.
Four artists have been nominated for the annual £30,000 prize, which celebrates artists and projects that have made a significant contribution to photography over the previous 12 months in Europe.
Winner of prize will receive award of £2,000, plus a critical essay on their practice written by Matthew Collings, and an invitation to become a member of Contemporary British Painting.
The eighth edition of the international Artes Mundi Prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff features five shortlisted artists from five different countries. Fisun Güner reports from the Welsh capital.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield, an exploration of the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements at Nottingham Contemporary, plus a series of interventions in the galleries of the Museum of English Rural Life, Reading.
Artist Gary Lawrence’s painting, Kos Town Paradise Hotel Front Terrace, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 60 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.
Five recent graduates are shortlisted for the award that includes a £2,500 bursary and a year of mentoring.
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Although this year’s Frieze London art fair, which continues to Sunday 7 October, feels a little more restrained than usual, there’s still room for wildly odd and raucously sardonic works. Chris Sharratt reports from the Regent’s Park tent.