The Emdash Award for emerging artists living outside the UK is a major initiative by Frieze Foundation in collaboration with Gasworks and supported by the Emdash Foundation.
Artists are invited to propose a new work to be realised at Frieze London, the work will be produced under the auspices of Frieze Projects. Projects may take the form of site-specific installation; performance; film; video or print work.
Applications to the Emdash Award can be submitted online only. The closing date was 16 January 2013.
The Emdash Award includes:
• A three-month residency at Gasworks from August to October 2013 including accommodation, per diems and travel expenses
• Project production costs of up to £10,000
• An artist’s fee of £1,000
The Emdash Award is open to non-UK-based artists within five years of graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, or under 35 years of age.
Gasworks is a contemporary arts organisation in South London housing 12 artists’ studios and presenting a programme of exhibitions, residencies, international fellowships and educational projects.
The Emdash Foundation is an organisation that aims to encourage and enable the ideas of the future, from artistic and cultural projects to scientific research. Founded by Andrea Dibelius in 2010, Emdash’s activities are motivated by philanthropy, a commitment to supporting new ideas and emerging talent and a love for the arts. The Emdash Foundation supports Frieze Projects and the Emdash Award.