Presented live from the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv, Ukraine, an international jury will announce the winner of the Main Prize who will receive a generous $100,000 award ($60,000 in cash and $40,000 toward production of a new work). Additional $20,000 will be allocated to fund an artist-in-residency programme for the Special Prize winners (up to 5 artists).
Jury members: Lauren Cornell, Director of the Graduate Program and Chief Curator at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Curator of the 34th edition of the Bienal de São Paulo; Elvira Dyangani Ose, Director of The Showroom, London; Bjorn Geldhof, Artistic Director, PinchukArtCentre; Shilpa Gupta, Artist; Ralph Rugoff, Director of the Hayward Gallery and Artistic Director of the 58th Venice Biennale of Art; Eugene Tan, Director of the National Gallery Singapore and the Singapore Art Museum.Victor Pinchuk, Founder of the PinchukArtCentre and the Future Generation Art Prize, will deliver an introduction speech.
The event will be moderated by Carina Bukuts, Associate Editor of Frieze magazine, media partner of the Future Generation Art Prize 2021 award ceremony.
The shortlisted artists of the Future Generation Art Prize 2021: Alex Baczynski-Jenkins (UK), Wendimagegn Belete (Ethiopia), Minia Biabiany (Guadeloupe), Aziz Hazara (Afghanistan), Ho Rui An (Singapore), Agata Ingarden (Poland), Rindon Johnson (USA), Bronwyn Katz (South Africa), Lap-See Lam (Sweden), Mire Lee (South Korea), Paul Maheke (France), Lindsey Mendick (UK), Henrike Naumann (Germany), Pedro Neves Marques (Portugal), Frida Orupabo (Norway), Andres Pereira Paz (Bolivia), Teresa Solar (Spain), Trevor Yeung (China), and artist collectives Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff (USA), Yarema Malashchuk and Roman Khimei (Ukraine), and Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings (UK). 20 shortlisted artists have been selected from over 11,700 entries from almost 200 countries by an international selection committee. The collective Yarema Malashchuk and Roman Himey were automatically nominated to the shortlist as the winner of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020 – a national contemporary art prize awarded to young Ukrainian artists up to the age of 35.
About the Future Generation Art Prize
The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize for the young generation of artists with a global dimension and guided by an open, free, and democratic application process (online). Established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, the Future Generation Art Prize aims to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists all over the world. Supported by an eminent board, distinguished jury, and outstanding selection committee, the Prize brings together the best of the art world to champion a new generation of artists.
Together with its award of $100,000 and commitment to commission new works, the Prize sustainably supports artists around the globe.
With a network of partner platforms and correspondents all over the world, the Prize benefits from its unique partners who work as ambassadors and encourage artists to apply for the prize.
Winners of the previous editions of the Future Generation Art Prize: Main Prize winners: 2010: Cinthia Marcelle (Brazil);2012: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye (UK);2014: Nástio Mosquito (Angola), Carlos Motta (Colombia);2017: Dineo Seshee Bopape (South Africa);2019: Emilija Škarnulytė (Lithuania).
Special Prizes winners: 2010: Nicolae Mircea (Romania);2012: Jonathas de Andrade (Brazil), Micol Assael (Italy), Ahmet Ögüt (Turkey),Rayyane Tabet (Lebanon), Marwa Arsanios (Lebanon);2014: Aslan Gaisumov (Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia), Nikita Kadan (Ukraine), Zhanna Kadyrova (Ukraine);2017: Phoebe Boswell (Kenya);2019: Gabrielle Goliath (South Africa) and Cooking Sections (United Kingdom).
Official website: futuregenerationartprize.org