Future Generation Art Prize Releases 21-Artist Short List

(Courtesy PinchukArtCentre)

The PinchukArtCentre, in Kiev, Ukraine, has announced the 21 artists making the short list for the 2012 edition of its Future Generation Art Prize, an annual award that goes to one artist up to the age of 35. The winner, selected by an esteemed panel of international judges, takes home a cool $60,000 in cash and $40,000 to cover the production of a new work. The United States has two artists in the running, Emily Roysdon and Abigail DeVille. Here it is:

Jonathas de Andrade, 30 (Brazil)
Marwa Arsanios, 33 (Lebanon)
Micol Assael, 33 (Italy)
Abigail DeVille, 30 (United States)
Aurelien Froment, 35 (France)
Mykyta Kadan,29 (Ukraine)
Meiro Koizumi, 35 (Japan)
Andre Komatsu, 33 (Brazil)
Eva Kotatkova, 29 (Czech Republic)
Tala Madani, 30 (Iran)
Basim Magdy, 34 (Egypt)
Angioletti Meris, 34 (Italy)
Ahmet Öğüt, 30 (Turkey)
Amalia Pica, 33 (Argentina)
Agnieszka Polska, 27 (Poland)
Emily Roysdon, 34 (United States)
Rayyane Tabet, 28 (Lebanon)
Xing Yan, 26 (China)
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, 34 (United Kingdom)
and two groups:
Joao Maria Gusmao + Pedro Paiva, 33, 34 (Portugal)
R.E.P. (Ukraine) – Ksenia Gnylitska (28), Mykyta Kadan (29), Zhanna Kadyrova (30), Olesia Khomenko (31), Volodymyr Kuznetsov (35), and Lada Nakonechna (31)

The 21 artists will be presented in a show at the PinchukArtCentre that opens on Oct. 27, 2012