Exhibition of KwaZulu-Natal L’Atelier Awards entries

2008-03-18 00:00

LAST night at artSPACE in Durban, the exhibition of KwaZulu-Natal entries for the 23rd Absa L’Atelier Awards 2008 opened. The entries that get through to the final, which will be in Johannesburg later this year, were announced (details unavailable at the time of going to press). The competition is held annually for artists between the ages of 21 and 35. This award not only gives South Africa’s emerging artists recognition, but also affords them the opportunity to develop their talents abroad.

The overall winner receives R110 000 from Absa, as well as a return air ticket to Paris. The prize money must be used for a time of study of between three and six months in the studio apartment purchased for this purpose at the Cité Internationale des Arts. Four additional merit prizes of R25 000 will be awarded. The top 10 finalists will receive R2 000 each.

The Alliance Française, the French Institute and the French Embassy are sponsoring the Gerard Sekoto Award for the most promising artist with an income of less than R60 000 per annum. This prize consists of a return air ticket to Paris, three months stay in the Cité Internationale des Arts, nationwide touring exhibitions and training in French.

The exhibition closes on March 29. Inquiries: 031 312 0793 or visit

www.artspacedurban.co.za

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