October 10, 2005 - frieze - Frieze Art Fair Announces New Award
October 10, 2005

Frieze Art Fair Announces New Award

Frieze Art Fair
21-24 October 2005

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park, London


The Cartier Award 2006

Frieze Art Fair, acknowledged as one of the leading contemporary art fairs of the world, has announced the launch of The Cartier Award.

The Cartier Award for an emerging artist is a major new initiative by Frieze Projects, the curatorial programme of Frieze Art Fair. The award is sponsored by Cartier and supported by Arts & Business and Delfina Studio Trust, London.

Artists are invited to propose a new work to be realised at Frieze Art Fair 2006 which will be produced under the auspices of Frieze Projects.

Projects may take the form of site-specific installation; performance; film and video and print publications.

The Cartier Award includes:
The presentation of an artwork at Frieze Art Fair 2006
Project production costs of up to £10,000
An artists fee of £1,000 plus per diems and travel expenses up to £3,000
A three month residency at Delfina Studio Trust including living accommodation and studio, from 1 August31 October 2006

The Cartier Award is open to emerging artists within 5 years of graduating from a BA/MA or international equivalent. Submissions from all international artists who meet this criteria are welcomed.

The Cartier Award 2006 selection committee is: Hervé Chandes, Director, fondation Cartier pour lart contemporain, Paris
Karin Eklund, Director, Studio Programme, Delfina Studio Trust
Roman Ondák, Artist
Polly Staple, Curator, Frieze Projects

Further details on selection criteria and a list of FAQs for reference are posted at: www.friezeartfair.com/cartieraward

An online application form will be available to complete by 1 October 2005. Artists should complete the form by Friday 6 January 2006.
Please note that telephone enquiries will not be accepted.

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

Cartier has a long-standing relationship with contemporary art. Twenty-one years ago the company established the fondation Cartier pour lart contemporain in Paris. This private foundation is a unique example of corporate patronage for contemporary art.

The Cartier Award, and Cartiers support of Frieze Projects, consolidates the spirit of the fondation Cartier pour lart contemporain.

Full details of participating galleries and the curatorial programme for
Frieze Art Fair www.friezeartfair.com

To buy tickets to Frieze Art Fair visit www.seetickets.com or call the 24hour ticket hotline 44 (0)870 0514

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