Announcement of Award Winner ‘Han Nefkens Foundation - BACC Award for Contemporary Art’ in Asia

Announcement of Award Winner
‘Han Nefkens Foundation - BACC Award for Contemporary Art’ in Asia

 
 
The Han Nefkens Foundation and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) are pleased to announce today (10 January 2013) the winner of their first Award for Contemporary Art in Asia. This award seeks to encourage artists in Asia under the age of 40 who already have a solid body of work but have not yet been shown in major institutions. The bi-annual award consists of 15,000 US dollars: 3,000 for artist’s fee and 12,000 towards the production of a new work as well as a residency and an exhibition in the city of Bangkok. The international jury has unanimously chosen the Chinese artist Mr. Zhou Tao.