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The Cartier Award 2009: Call for Entries

Pietro The Cartier Award is open to artists living outside of the UK, up to five years from graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or under thirty years of age.

The Cartier Award is organised by Frieze Projects, sponsored by Cartier and presented in collaboration with Gasworks.

The recipient of the prize will have the unique opportunity to present their work at Frieze Art Fair 2009, guaranteeing a major international audience.

Additionally the prize will cover production costs of up to £10,000, an artist’s fee, per diems, travel expenses and a studio residency at Gasworks in London from August to October 2009.

The winner of The Cartier Award 2008 is Cuban artist Wilfredo Prieto (work featured above). Prieto, based in Barcelona and Havana, is a young conceptual artist whose work often takes the form of site-specific installations. His proposal was chosen from over 400 applications submitted by artists from across the world. 

The selection committee for The Cartier Award 2009 comprises Neville Wakefield (Curator, Frieze Projects), Grazia Quaroni (Curator, Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art), Alessio Antoniolli (Director, Gasworks) and Mario Garcia Torres (Artist).

The deadline for applicants is 5 January 2009. For full details of the award and an application form please visit http://www.friezefoundation.org/cartier.

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Comments

that's an interesting photo

I cannot believe that we are giving money away to persons other than UK artists for such nonsense. It just upsets me when I am working really hard to try and make ends meet, and am faced with rubbish that seems to provoke some kind of interest. I have no idea why people like that sort of thing!

Sorry if I misread the advert... the residency/award might have been given by a different country... gosh am I working with too much white spirit!!!

would like to apply how do i go about it

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