The Kandinsky Prize website has published a long list of this year's nominees, which will be the anniversary one for the prize. The awards will be presented in three nominations: "Project of the Year", "Young Artist. Project of the Year”and“Scientific Work. History and Theory of Contemporary Art ".
In the nomination "Project of the Year" 17 art projects are presented, in the category "Young artist. Project of the Year "- 10, in the nomination" Scientific work. History and Theory of Contemporary Art”- 6 research papers. In total, 33 nominees were shortlisted, including Pavel Pepperstein, Sasha Pirogova, Irina Korina, Svetlana Shuvaeva, art critic Viktor Misiano. The works of Evgeny Antufiev and Taus Makhacheva are presented in both the first and second categories: three works by each of the artists were shortlisted. The names of Irina Korina and Sasha Pirogova are found twice.
A complete list of nominees and their works can be found on the award website. The shortlist will be published in early November and the winner of the award will be announced in December at an official awards ceremony. Among the jury members this year are Zelfira Tregulova, director of the Tretyakov Gallery, Marina Loshak, director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Olga Sviblova, director of the Multimedia Art Museum, and other experts.
Last year the prize in the main nomination "Project of the Year" was awarded to Andrey Filippov for the project "With a wheel in the head", and the award "Young artist. Project of the Year”was awarded to Olga Kroytor for the performance“Pivot Point”. The winner in the nomination “Scientific work. History and Theory of Contemporary Art "was awarded to Valery Podoroga for the work" The Second Screen. S. Eisenstein and the Cinematography of Violence.