Emdash Award 2012: Last call for entries Closing date: 9 January
The Emdash Award is open to artists living outside of the UK, up to five years from graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or under 35 years of age. The Emdash Award is part of the Frieze Projects programme, produced by Frieze Foundation, organised in collaboration Gasworks and supported by the Emdash Foundation.
Entrance to the award is by open submission and the winner will be selected by an international panel of artists and curators. The recipient will have the unique opportunity to present their work at Frieze Art Fair 2012 to a significant 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 2012.
Proposals for work can take the form of site-specific installations; performance; film; video or print work. Applicants will be judged on the innovative nature of their proposal and its suitability for realisation at Frieze Art Fair.
The selection committee for 2012 will be: Andrea Dibelius (Emdash Foundation), Ryan Gander (Artist), Rowan Geddis (Residencies Co-ordinator, Gasworks), Udo Kittelmann (Director of the National Gallery, Berlin), Sarah McCrory (Curator, Frieze Foundation), Dr. Matthias Mühling (Curator of the Lenbachhaus Kunstbau, Munich) and Amelie von Wedel (Emdash Foundation).