mercoledì 25 maggio 2011

9th Benesse Prize

Benesse Holdings, Inc.(Benesse) is pleased to announce that it will award the 9th Benesse Prize at the 54th Venice Biennale to one promising artist (or group) trying to break new artistic ground with an experimental and pioneering spirit. The prize is open to all artists and works in the Biennale.

We have invited as jury members Mr. Hervé Chandes (General Director, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain), Ms. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (Artistic Director, Documenta 13), Mr. Lu Jie (Chief Curator, Long March Project) and Mr. Fram Kitagawa (General Director, Setouchi International Art Festival).

The 1st Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 46th Venice Biennale, 1995)
Cai Guo-Qiang (China)

The 2nd Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 47th Venice Biennale, 1997)
Alexandros Psychoulis (Greece)

The 3rd Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 48th Venice Biennale, 1999)
Olafur Eliasson (Iceland / Denmark)

The 4th Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 49th Venice Biennale, 2001)
Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller (Canada)

The 5th Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 50th Venice Biennale, 2003)
Rirkrit Tiravanija (Thailand)

The 6th Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 51st Venice Biennale, 2005)
Tacita Dean (UK)

The 7th Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 52nd Venice Biennale, 2007)
Adel Abdessemed

The 8th Benesse Prize (Awarded at the 53rd Venice Biennale, 2009)
Hans-Peter Feldmann

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