Bouchra Khalili, Speeches-Chapter 2: Words on Streets (2013) | video installation, 5 single channels, variable dimensions
The Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014 winners announced
The Abraaj Group Art Prize, now in its sixth year, is delighted to announce the five winning artists for its 2014 edition. The Abraaj Group Art Prize is awarded annually to five artists from the Middle East and South Asia on the basis of proposals for new artworks, which become permanent additions to The Abraaj Group Art Collection following their exhibition at Art Dubai (March 19–22, 2014). The Abraaj Group, a leading private equity manager investing in global growth markets, launched The Abraaj Group Art Prize in 2008 to foster and reward artistic development in the region.
Bouchra Khalili, shortlisted to the past four editions of the competitive show Southern Panoramas of the International Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil, features among the winners.
The winning artists announced by The Abraaj Group Art Prize are: Abbas Akhavan, Kamrooz Aram, Bouchra Khalili, Basim Magdy and Anup Mathew Thomas.
More information at www.abraajgroupartprize.com.