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British Artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Received The Main Prize Of The Future Generation Art Prize 2012

Awarding Rayyane Tabet they stated: "The jury awards Rayyane Tabet a special prize for his close examination and intelligent articulation of the complex social and historical context of his home in Lebanon. Referencing architectural languages, Tabet succeeds in transforming and communicating an intimate and personal experience to a wider public, by multiplying an original wooden toy set to become a field of 12,000 concrete sculptural copies of its parts, an abstract and urban landscape of models."

And awarding Marwa Arsanios jurors said: "The jury awards Marwa Arsanios a special prize for the experimental nature of her installation and performative lecture. This project which involved the creation of an artist-book based on a popular Egyptian journal of the late 60ties questions the passage from decolonisation to the myths of the spacerace while underlining the continuity of gender and justice towards women. Her work places the viewer /listener in a position of intimacy with the reader/performer which instantiates the visitor an an important material of the artwork."

Tim Marlow (Director of Exhibitions, White Cube, Great Britain) was the Award Ceremony presenter.

Award Ceremony Photo gallery:  pinchukartcentre.org/ua/photo_and_video/photo/20999

Video profiles of the winners:  

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye pinchukartcentre.org/en/photo_and_video/video/20468/20487

Jonathas de Andrade pinchukartcentre.org/en/photo_and_video/video/20468/20469

Micol Assael pinchukartcentre.org/en/photo_and_video/video/20468/20472

Ahmet Öğüt pinchukartcentre.org/en/photo_and_video/video/20468/20481

Rayyane Tabet pinchukartcentre.org/en/photo_and_video/video/20468/20485

Marwa Arsanios http://pinchukartcentre.org/en/photo_and_video/video/20468

The film about the history of the Future Generation Art Prize:

youtube.com/watch?v=fv7oQT9jGlM&list=UUyghtH-GJcLk8BUlf9x90zQ&index=1

The exhibition of the 21 shortlisted artists for the second edition of the Future Generation Art Prize is currently on show at the PinchukArtCentre and will be open until January 6, 2013. The show presents newly produced works by the following artists and groups: 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 Ögüt, 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).

The 20 shortlisted artists represent 16 different countries. They have been selected from more than 4,000 applications received from 134 countries spread across all continents. The 21 st nominee for the Future Generation Art Prize is Mykyta Kadan, the winner of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011, the first national contemporary art prize awarded to young Ukrainian artists under 35.

Images of works by all shortlisted artists are available on the website of the PinchukArtCentre pinchukartcentre.org/ru/exhibitions/vote/fgap_2012 Members of the public may vote online for the winner of the People's Choice Prize until January 6, 2013. This prize will be awarded at the end of the exhibition. It is not a cash award but a symbol of audience's recognition.

In 2010, a Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle was the first person to win the Main Prize of the global art prize for young artists under 35. Mircea Nicolae from Romania was the only artist to be awarded Special Prize according to the decision of the Jury.

Official website of the Prize: http://www.futuregenerationartprize.org

Future Generation Art Prize Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/futuregenerationartprize

PinchukArtCentre1/3-2, "А" Block, Velyka Vasylkivska / Baseyna vul.,

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