The PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine, presents exhibition of the 21 shortlisted artists for the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize, the first global art prize for artists up to 35, founded by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. The exhibition focuses on a newly produced works of nominees giving a remarkable view on the most actual artistic positions of a next generation of artists.
The 20 shortlisted artists represent 17 different countries. They have been selected from more than 5,500 applications received from 148 countries spread across all continents through the open and democratic online-application procedure. The artists were nominated by 7 members of the Selection Committee, competent and global art-professionals nominated by the Jurors of the Prize.
The 21st nominee for the Future Generation Art Prize 2014 is Zhanna Kadyrova, the winner of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2013, a national contemporary art prize awarded to young Ukrainian artists up to 35.
The shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2014 includes: Neïl Beloufa, 29 (France/ Algeria), Rossella Biscotti, 35 (Italy), James Bridle, 33 (UK), Kudzanai Chiurai 33 (Zimbabwe), Cécile B. Evans, 31 (USA/Belgium), Aslan Gaisumov, 23 (Russia), Ximena Garrido-Lecca, 34 (Peru), He Xiangyu, 27 (China), Jia Aili, 34 (China), Nikita Kadan, 31 (Ukraine), Zhanna Kadyrova, 32 (Ukraine), Mauricio Limón, 34 (Mexico), Adrian Melis, 28 (Cuba), Nástio Mosquito, 32 (Angola),Carlos Motta, 36 (Colombia), Pilar Quinteros, 26 (Chile), Jon Rafman, 32 (Canada), Cally Spooner, 31 (UK), Allyson Vieira, 35 (USA), GCC(Arabian Gulf region) and Public Movement (Israel).
The respected international jury will choose and announce the winner of the main prize who will receive a generous $100,000 prize ($60,000 in cash and $40,000 toward production of a new work) at the Award Ceremony on December 6, 2014 in Kyiv (Ukraine). An additional $20,000 from the Foundation will be allotted to fund artist-in-residency programs to the special prize winner.
The exhibition will be open from November 25, 2014 till January 4, 2015 in the PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine.