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Frieze Foundation Emdash Award 2012. Last Call for Entries

The Frieze Foundation announces the closing date for applications to the Emdash Award 2012 is 9 January 2012.

Anahita Razmi ‘Roof Piece Tehran’ Recipient of Emdash Award 2011

The Emdash Award is part of the Frieze Projects programme, produced by Frieze Foundation, organized in collaboration with Gasworks and supported by the Emdash Foundation.

The Emdash Award is open to artists living outside of the UK, up to five years from graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or under 35 years of age.

The recipient of the prize will have the unique opportunity to present their work at Frieze Art Fair 2012 to a significant international audience. Additionally the prize will cover production costs of up to 10,000 GBP, an artist’s fee, per diems, travel expenses and a studio residency at Gasworks in London from August to October 2012.

Entrance to the award is by open submission and the winner will be selected by an international panel of artists and curators. The selection committee for 2012 will be: Andrea Dibelius (Emdash Foundation), Ryan Gander (Artist), Rowan Geddis (Residencies Co-ordinator, Gasworks), Udo Kittelmann (Director of the National Gallery, Berlin), Sarah McCrory (Curator, Frieze Foundation), Dr. Matthias Mühling (Curator of the Lenbachhaus Kunstbau, Munich) and Amelie von Wedel (Emdash Foundation).

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 winner of the award will be announced in May 2012.

The Emdash Award winner in 2011 was Anahita Razmi, whose work Roof Piece Tehran was launched at Frieze Art Fair 2011 to significant critical acclaim. For more details on the Emdash Foundation see

For full details on how to apply see:

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