Friday, December 25, 2009

The Cartier Award 2010

Deadline: 5 January 2010 (RECEIVE)

The Cartier Award 2010
Frieze Art Fair

London, England UK

The Cartier Award is open to artists living outside of the UK, up to five years from graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or under thirty years of age. The Cartier Award is organised by Frieze Projects, sponsored by Cartier and presented in collaboration with Gasworks.

The recipient of the prize will have the unique opportunity to present their work at Frieze Art Fair 2010, guaranteeing a major international audience. Additionally the prize will cover production costs of up to £10,000, an artist’s fee, per diems, travel expenses and studio residency at Gasworks in London from August to October 2010.

Now in its fifth year, The Cartier Award has proved to be an important milestone in the development of young artists’ careers. 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 Cartier Award is an extraordinary opportunity for artists to realise a major new work at Frieze Art Fair as part of Frieze Projects. Works may be site-specific installations, performance, film, video or print. The award provides project production costs of up to £10,000, an artist’s fee of £1,000, and a three month residency at Gasworks including
accommodation, per diems and travel expenses. The award is open to non-UK based artists within 5 years of graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Frieze Projects: a curated programme of site-specific artist commissions that takes place at Frieze Art Fair together with Frieze Talks and The Cartier Award.

The selection committee for The Cartier Award 2010 comprises Roger Hiorns (Artist), Catalina Lozano (Residencies Co-ordinator, Gasworks), Grazia Quaroni (Curator, Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art) and the 2010 Curator of Frieze Projects.

Application Details
Application Form

For full details of the award and an application form please visit:

Frieze Contact:
Belinda Bowring
tel: +44 (0)20 3372 6111

81 Rivington Street
London EC2A 3AY, UK
tel: +44 (0)20 3372 6111