• Artists of Tomorrow 2021
Artists of Tomorrow 2021

Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to announce the open call for the Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021 – for Kosovo artists up to 35 year of age.

This pivotal independent award is organized in cooperation with Residency Unlimited in New York and is supported by The Trust for Mutual Understanding in New York.

The open call was launched September 10, 2021.

The deadline to apply for the award is October 1, 2021.
The results of the competition will be announced no later than October 10, 2021.

Artists working in the field of contemporary art including painting, sculpture, prints, drawing, installations, photography, video, new media and performance art are encouraged to apply.

Artists cannot apply with works in applied arts, design, theater, dance and film.

Artists can apply for The Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021 by applying online and uploading the required documentation through the online Application form of Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021 at the website of Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina.

Members of the Jury of the Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021 are Anne Barlow, the director of the TATE St Ives, England, Qëndresë Deda, artist, winner of Artists of Tomorrow Award 2018, Minna Henriksson, artist, Adam Kleinman, an independent curator and writer as well as the Regional Curator for North America at the Kadist Art Foundation and Nebojša Milikić, cultural worker and manager, researcher and activist based in Belgrade.

The international jury of established professionals will select three finalists who will exhibit work in the finalist’s exhibition the Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021, which is scheduled to open at the Boxing Club in Prishtina in November 10, 2021.

Finalists will be selected on the merit of their artistic portfolio, prior accomplishments and exhibitions, and demonstrated potential.

The winner of The Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021 will be selected on the merit of their portfolio, exhibited artwork in the finalists’ exhibition, prior accomplishments and exhibitions, an interview with the jury and demonstrated potential.

The jury will announce the winner of The Artists of Tomorrow Award 2021 at the finissage of the finalist’s exhibition on December 11, 2021 at the Boxing Club in Prishtina.

The winner will be awarded with a two-month artist residency program in New York, US, at the Residency Unlimited in the period of April/ May 2022, and a solo exhibition within the annual program of Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina for 2023.

Main supporters of "The Artists of Tomorrow Award" 2021 are Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU), Independent Curators International (ICI), Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Municipality of Prishtina. Complete list of donors and cooperation partners for "The Artists of Tomorrow Award" 2021 will be announced in due time.