Selection Committee of the Future Generation Art Prize, who will nominate a final shortlist in 2014

Future Generation Art Prize
Apr 28, 2014 2:57PM

The PinchukArtCentre announced the Selection Committee of the 3rd edition of the Future Generation Art Prize that will choose 20 shortlisted artists in 2014. The members of the Selection Committee have been appointed by the Jury of the Prize, internationally renowned professionals in contemporary art.

The members of the Selection Committee in 2014 are:

Raphael Chikukwa – Chief curator of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)Proposed by Bisi Silva;

Sun Dongdong – independent curator (China)Proposed by Philip Tinari;

Björn Geldhof – Deputy Artistic Director of the PinchukArtCentre (Ukraine)Proposed by Eckhard Schneider;

Simon Castets – Director of Swiss Institute (USA)Proposed by Fransesco Bonami;

Giacinto di Pietrantonio – Director of the GAMeC (Italy)Proposed by Jan Fabre;

Taiyana Pimentel Paradoa – Director of Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros-La Tallera (Mexico)Proposed by Doris Salcedo;  

David Riff – independent artist, writer and curator (Germany)Proposed by Adam Szymczyk.

The Selection Committee will gather in Kyiv in the middle of June 2014 to select 20 nominees for the 3rd edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. The shortlisted artists will receive an exhibition at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev, Ukraine from October 25, 2014 till January 4, 2015.

Traditionally supporting young artists from Ukraine where the PinchukArtCentre is located, the winner of the national prize for young artists in 2013 Zhanna Kadyrova will also be included into the shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2014, bringing the maximum number of artists in the exhibition to 21.

Future Generation Art Prize