PinchukArtCentre announced the nominees for the third edition of the Future Generation Art Prize.
The art prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009 is a major international competition for artists up to 35 with a Main Award of 100,000 USD to discover and provide long-term support for a generation of emerging artists, wherever they live and work.
The Future Generation Art Prize Selection Committee under the lead of chairman Raphael Chikukwa, Chief Curator of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe), selected 21 artists from 17 different countries.
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 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 Sosa, 28 (Cuba), Nástio Mosquito, 32 (Angola), Carlos Motta, 36 (Colombia), Jon Rafman, 32 (Canada), Cally Spooner, 31 (UK), Pilar Quinteros, 26 (Chile), Allyson Vieira, 35 (USA), GCC (Arabian Gulf region) and Public Movement (Israel)
The exhibition of 21 shortlisted artists will open at the PinchukArtCentre on October 25, 2014.
The respected international jury will choose and announce the winner of the main prize who will receive a generous prize at the Award Ceremony in December in Kyiv (Ukraine).