INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR ART CRITICISM

Entries are invited for the second edition of the these global awards for the best critical appreciation of a contemporary art exhibition held anywhere between 20 September 2014 and 20 September 2015. The Awards, for review-length essays of 1,500 words or 2,000 Chinese characters, are open to candidates of any age, from any part of the world, writing in English or Chinese. They are judged anonymously.

Three cash prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • First prize: 6000 Euro plus a short visit to Shanghai for an essay in English or Chinese
  • Joint Second Prize: 2,000 Euro for an essay in Chinese
  • Joint Second Prize: 2,000 Euro for an essay in English

Around 20 of the shortlisted essays (10 in English and 10 in Chinese will be published in the original language and in translation in book form, in spring 2016.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: 15 OCTOBER 2015

For details and instructions on how to apply, see the IAAC website: www.iaac-m21.org