2015 Absolut Art Award finalists announced

Minouk Lim portrait Ragnar Kjartansson portrait, 2013. Photo: Lilja Birgisdóttir Camille Henrot portrait, 2014. Photo: Joakim Bouaziz

Led by jury president Massimiliano Gioni, the 2015 Absolut Art Award jury have announced the finalists as follows:

Art Work

Trisha Donelly (USA)

Camille Henrot (France / USA)

Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland)

Minouk Lim (Korea)

Frances Stark (USA)

Art Writing

Julia Bryan-Wilson (USA)

Mark Godfrey (UK)

Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer (USA)

Helen Molesworth (USA)

Dieter Roelstraete (Belgium)

The finalists, selected from a longlist of nominees will be judged on a proposal for a new art work or project, or piece of writing. The two winners will be announced on 8 May in Venice with the Absolut Art Award ceremony taking place in September in Stockholm.

The winning artist will receive a cash prize of €20,000 (£14,900) and a budget of €100,00 (£74,600) to produce and exhibit a new work. The winning art writer also receives €20,000 and a budget of €25,000 (£18,650), to be used towards the research and production of a new art publication.

27 Jan 2015