Jury Announced for 2015 Absolut Art Award
Absolut is pleased to announce the Jury for the 2015 Absolut Art Award.
The Absolut Art Award offers an artist and an art writer a unique opportunity to realise a 'dream project', demonstrating our continued commitment to collaborating on transformative projects with the worlds’ most interesting creative talent.
Each member of the 2015 Jury will invite two nominators, who range across multiple artistic disciplines and professional art backgrounds, to nominate five artists and one art writer unrestricted by age or geography, generating a maximum of fifty nominees for the 'Art Work' category and a maximum of ten nominees for the 'Art Writing' category. The Jury will select one winner in each category from a final shortlist of five artists and five art writers.
The winning artist and writer will be announced during the Vernissage of the 56th Venice Biennale in May 2015, followed by an awards ceremony in September 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 2015 Absolut Art Award Jury
The Jury will be led by newly appointed Jury President Massimiliano Gioni, Associate Director and Director of Exhibitions at the New Museum In New York and Artistic Director at the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi in Milan.
The international Jury for the 2015 Absolut Art Award will include three additional distinguished curators: Magali Arriola, Curator at Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; Doryun Chong, Chief Curator at M+, Hong Kong and Jessica Morgan, Daskalopoulos Curator, International Art at Tate Modern and Artistic Director of the 10th Gwangju Biennale, as well as Negar Azimi, writer and Senior Editor of Bidoun Magazine