The London-based artist works with large-scale sculptural forms to explore ‘the process and physicality of construction’.
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At an awards presentation in Venice Lithuania won the prize for best national presentation while Jafa was voted the best participant in the Ralph Rugoff-curated exhibition, ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’. The award for promising young artist went to Haris Epaminonda.
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The four artists nominated for this year’s Turner Prize span a diverse range of approaches but share an interest in unearthing and critiquing society’s physical and idealogical structures.
This year’s National Portrait Gallery-organised award attracted 2,538 entries by artists from 84 countries, with the winner set to receive £35,000 in prize money.
Art Fund’s annual £100,000 award also includes nominations for HMS Caroline in Belfast, Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, and St Fagans National Museum of History, near Cardiff.
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Unlimited Commissions offer four different types of award that will help support the development of new artistic work by disabled artists.
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The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
MacKinnon leaves the Cardiff-based contemporary art organisation having overseen three editions of the biennial exhibition and international art prize.
Artists Barbara Walker MBE, Hew Locke and Jessie Brennan announced as selectors of multidisciplinary prize which forms part of the Ruskin200 celebrations marking the bicentenary of John Ruskin’s birth.
The Cannes Palme d’Or award winning Thai filmmaker wins £40,000 prize for split screen film which explores the dark side of Thailand’s political past.
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.
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.