Frieze is pleased to announce the introduction of the Frieze Artist
Award, a major new opportunity to create and present site-specific artwork
at Frieze London. The award is now open for entries, to both UK and
international artists between 25 and 40 years of age.
Artists are invited to propose a new work to be realized at Frieze London
2014 and produced under the auspices of Frieze Projects. The award will
include: a production budget of up to 10,000 GBP, a research and
development budget of up to 5,000 GBP, plus an artist's fee, per diems and
The award is for site-specific work, with an
inclination towards performance and installation. Proposals should respond
to the experience and duration of the London fair in a thought-provoking
way. Applicants will be judged on the innovative nature of their proposal
and its suitability for realization at Frieze London.
Entrance to the award is by open submission and the winner will be
selected by an international panel of artists and curators. The
closing date for applications is 10 March 2014. The winner of the award
will be announced in May 2014.
The Frieze Artist Award
sits within a distinguished history of artist awards presented at Frieze
Art Fair, which include the Emdash Award (2011–2013) and the Cartier
Award (2006–2010). This first edition of the Frieze Artist Award
also coincides with the launch of Live, a new section for galleries at the
London fair that is dedicated to performative or interactive works.
Frieze London takes place from 16 to 19 October, 2014 in Regent's
Park London and is sponsored by Deutsche Bank. Further information: friezelondon.com
Full details of the Frieze Artist Award are available at friezefoundation.org.