• Announced the finalists of the Kandinsky prize 2016

  • In the final of the X anniversary of the award named Kandinsky has nine participants. About it "lente.ru "said the organizers.

    The shortlist for the award in alphabetical order are as follows:

    Nomination "project of the year":
    1.Yevgeny Granilshchikov. "Untitled (after losses)"
    2.Andrey Kuzkin. "Right to life"
    3.Art-group "Blue soup". Cascade

    Nomination "Young artist. Project of the year":
    1.Anya Zholud. "Worse than nothing"
    2.Polina Kanis. "Change"
    3.Taus Makhacheva. "Untitled 2"

    Nomination "Research work. History and theory of contemporary art":
    1.Georgy Kizevalter (Russia). "The turning eighties in unofficial art of the USSR." The collection of materials
    2.Victor Miziano (Russia). "Vinogradov and Dubossarsky"
    3.Alex Epstein (Israel). "The artist Oskar Rabin: the sealed fate"

    The status of the award finalists, according to the regulations in each category get three authors, artistic works or scientific works which got the highest rating on the results of the jury vote. The counting of votes was made November 2, 2016

    The winners will be announced in December at an official awards ceremony.

    The Kandinsky prize is an independent Russian annual award in the field of contemporary art. Established in 2007, the international cultural organisation BREUS Foundation. In different years, its laureates became Grigory Bruskin, Yuri albert, PG group and others. Along with the members of the jury and expert Council of the award, museums, galleries and other institutions to apply for participation in the competition may the artist / researcher of contemporary art.

    In the anniversary year, the prize received a record number of applications — 522, among them 198 in the category "project of the year", 309 applications in the category "Young artist. Project of the year", 15 — in the category "Scientific work. History and theory of contemporary art".


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