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Artes Mundi Awards Prize to All Six Shortlisted Artists

The jury for the UK’s largest international contemporary art prize Artes Mundi has unanimously decided to award the prize to all six artists shortlisted this year, in recognition of this time of exceptional social and economic upheaval and to acknowledge the outstanding quality of their individual practices, and the powerfully relevant work that has been either been newly created or reconfigured especially for the exhibition. Artists Firelei Báez (Dominican Republic), Dineo Seshee Bopape (South Africa),...

Negotiating the Terrain of the Future: Behind the Scenes at Artes Mundi with Nigel Prince

Director of Artes Mundi, Nigel Prince, discusses the challenges wrought by COVID and Brexit and the impacts these have on showcasing the work of international artists “The arts is one of many industries navigating its way through the challenges wrought by COVID-19 and Brexit, but organisations such as Artes Mundi are dedicated to negotiating the terrain to ensure a thriving future of arts and culture. As an international arts organisation, based in Cardiff, UK and...

Artes Mundi 9 Opens With Virtual Exhibition

The UK’s largest international contemporary art prize Artes Mundi 9 will open virtually (with guided video walkthroughs of each artist’s presentation) on Monday 15th March 2021 ahead of its physical exhibition in April. The Artes Mundi 9 winner of the £40,000 prize will be announced digitally on Thursday 15th April 2021. Due to the continuing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK’s largest international contemporary art prize Artes Mundi 9 will now open virtually...

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