Opportunities > Open call:Skoda Prize for Indian contemporary art
30 Sep 2010

Open call:Skoda Prize for Indian contemporary art

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Applications are invited for the ŠKODA Prize 2010 for Indian contemporary art. This contemporary art award instituted in 2010 is to recognise and reward an Indian artist under the age of 45 deemed to be responsible for the most outstanding solo exhibition of the preceding year. The amount of the award is Rs.10,00,000 (Rs. One Million). Seventy EMG are the organisers of The ŠKODA Prize.

The ŠKODA Prize is the largest and most prestigious award on the Indian visual arts scene. It recognises cutting-edge work demonstrating vision, innovation, and a mature understanding of material and form. The Prize brings to public notice exciting trends in contemporary art, highlighting the output of established mid-career artists as well as new voices. Backed by jurors of impeccable credentials, renowned patron institutions, a dedicated group of advisors, and a management team of proven capability, the ŠKODA Prize promises to be one of the most eagerly awaited events in the annual arts calendar.

Supporters of this prize include Art India, British Council, Grant Thornton, Prohelvetia, Kala Ghoda Association, and ArtTactic.