21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize 2012

3 November 2012 – 6 January 2013

The PinchukArtCentre has the honour to present an exhibition of the 21 artists shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize 2010, a major international competition for artists up to 35. It will open on November 3, 2012 and will last till January 2013.

Following the open, free and democratic application procedure via Internet, the 7 members of the Selection Committee, competent and global art-professionals, selected 20 artists from about 4 200 applications coming from 134 countries and divided over all continents.

The 21st nominee for the Future Generation Art Prize is Mykyta Kadan, the winner of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011, a contemporary art prize awarded to young Ukrainian artists under 35.

The shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2012 includes:

Jonathas de Andrade, 30 (Brazil), Meris Angioletti, 34 (Italy), Marwa Arsanios, 33 (Lebanon), Micol Assael, 33 (Italy), Abigail DeVille, 30 (United States), Aurelien Froment, 35 (France), Mykyta Kadan, 29 (Ukraine), Meiro Koizumi, 35 (Japan), Andre Komatsu, 33 (Brazil), Eva Kotatkova, 29 (Czech Republic), Tala Madani, 30 (Iran), Basim Magdy, 34 (Egypt), Ahmet Ogut, 30 (Turkey), Amalia Pica, 33 (Argentina), Agnieszka Polska, 27 (Poland), Emily Roysdon, 34 (United States), Rayyane Tabet, 28 (Lebanon), Yan Xing, 26 (China), Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, 34 (United Kingdom), and two groups: Joao Maria Gusmao + Pedro Paiva, 33, 34 (Portugal), and R.E.P. (Ukraine) – Ksenia Gnylitska (28), Mykyta Kadan (29), Zhanna Kadyrova (30), Olesia Khomenko (31), Volodymyr Kuznetsov (35), and Lada Nakonechna (31).

The respected international jury will choose and announce the winner of the main prize who will receive a generous prize ($60,000 in cash and $40,000 toward production of a new work) at the Award Ceremony on December 7, 2012 in Kiev (Ukraine).

An additional $20,000 from the Foundation will be allotted to fund artist-in-residency programs to the special prize winner. Images of works by all shortlisted artists will be posted on the website, and members of the public will be invited to vote via Internet for the People’s Choice Prize.

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