Future Generation Art Prize 2021
September 25, 2021 – February 27, 2022
PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine)
On September 25, 2021 the PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine) will present an exhibition of the 21 shortlisted artists for the 6th edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. The show will focus on the presentation of newly produced works giving a remarkable view on the most actual artistic positions of a next generation of artists. Established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009, the Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists all over the world.
The shortlist of the Future Generation Art Prize 2017 includes: Alex Baczynski-Jenkins (33, UK), Wendimagegn Belete (34, Ethiopia), Minia Biabiany (32, Guadeloupe), Aziz Hazara (28, Afghanistan), Ho Rui An (29, Singapore), Agata Ingarden (26, Poland), Rindon Johnson (30, United States), Bronwyn Katz (26, South Africa), Lap-See Lam (30, Sweden), Mire Lee (32, South Korea), Paul Maheke (35, France), Lindsey Mendick (32, United Kingdom), Henrike Naumann (35, Germany), Pedro Neves Marques (35, Portugal), Frida Orupabo (34, Norway), Andres Pereira Paz (33, Bolivia), Teresa Solar (35, Spain), Trevor Yeung (32, China), and artist collectives Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff (USA), Yarema Malashchuk and Roman Himey (Ukraine), and Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings (UK).
The collective Yarema Malashchuk and Roman Himey was included to the shortlist as the winner of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2020 – a national contemporary art prize awarded to young Ukrainian artists up to the age of 35.
All other artists were chosen by an international selection committee, which includes: Justine Ludwig, curator at Creative Time in NY; Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga, researcher and curator; Daniel Muzyczuk, head of the Modern Art Department at Museum Sztuki in Lodz; Iheanyi Onwuegbucha, curator CCA Lagos; Jeppe Ugelvig, critic and curator; Zoe Whitley, director Chiesenhalе; June Yap, Director curatorial, programmes and publications Singapore Art Museum.