November 24, 2007 - frieze - The Cartier Award 2008: Call for applications
November 24, 2007

The Cartier Award 2008: Call for applications

The Cartier Award 2008: Call for applications

The Cartier Award for emerging artists living outside the UK is a major initiative by Frieze Projects, the curatorial programme of Frieze Art Fair, in collaboration with Gasworks and sponsored by Cartier. Artists are invited to propose a new work to be realised at Frieze Art Fair 2008 which will be produced under the auspices of Frieze Projects. Projects may take the form of site-specific installation; performance; film; video and print work.

The Cartier Award includes:
- 3 month residency at Gasworks from mid September to mid December 2008 including accommodation, per diems and travel expenses
- Project production costs of up to 10,000 pounds
- An artist’s fee of 1,000 pounds

The selection committee for 2008 is:
Neville Wakefield (Curator, Frieze Projects)
Hervé Chandès (Director, Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art)
Mia Jankowicz (Residency Curator, Gasworks)
Richard Wentworth (Artist)

The Cartier Award is open to non UK based artists within 5 years of graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Please visit for more details and access to the online application form. The deadline for applications is Friday 7 January 2008.

Gasworks is a contemporary arts organisation in South London housing 12 artists’ studios and presenting a programme of exhibitions, residencies, international fellowships and educational projects.

Cartier has a long-standing relationship with contemporary art. Twenty two years ago the company established the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris — a unique example of corporate patronage for contemporary art.

Cartier is the Associate Sponsor of Frieze Art Fair supporting Frieze Projects and the Cartier Award.

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