Vilcek Prize 2017 for Fine Arts awards immigrant artists


The 2017 edition of the Vilcek Prize for Fine Arts goes to Jamaican-born artist Nari Ward, while the Prizes for Creative Promises award three young immigrant artists based in the United States.

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British-Ghanaian artist John Akomfrah wins Artes Mundi 2017


Artes Mundi 2017 winner John Akomfrah’s award winning film Auto Da Re (2016) is on display along with the five other shortlisted artists at the National Museum Cardiff until 17 February 2017.

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Thai artist Pannaphan Yodmanee wins 11th Benesse Prize at Singapore Biennale 2016


Pannaphan Yodmanee wins the Benesse Prize, while Singaporean artist Zulkifle Mahmod is awarded an inaugural special award. The Thai artist won out of a shortlist of five East and Southeast Asian artists, while Singaporean artist Zulkifle Mahmod won the Soichiro … Continue reading

Myanmar artist Aye Ko wins Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2017


A finalist for three consecutive editions, Aye Ko tops the 2017 shortlist including female artists Arahmaiani from Indonesia and Chaw Ei Thein from Myanmar for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art.

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Soda_Jerk wins Ian Potter Moving Image Commission 2016 by ACMI


Third edition of the Ian Potter Moving Image Commission Award goes to Australian video collective Soda_Jerk.

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The 4 winning Indian photographers of Habitat Photosphere Award 2016


Habitat Photosphere 2016 holds a programme of events including “Panchtattvas: The Road Ahead”, the exhibition of the four awardees.

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Future Generation Art Prize 2017 announces shortlisted artists


Young artists from Asia and Africa dominate the Future Generation Art Prize 2017 shortlist.

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Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) announces 2016 winners


Art Radar takes a look at the 2016 winners in each of the categories of the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA).

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