Public days: 6 - 8 November 2020

At Palazzo Madama, from 1 to 13 November, Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco on the occasion of Artissima presented the winner of the PIAC Prix International d’Art Contemporain, assigned every three years to a recent work made by an artist. The winner of the 47th edition of the prize is Arthur Jafa, announced at a ceremony in Monte Carlo on 15 October.

This year the three works selected by a jury composed of Kader Attia, artist and founding director of La Colonie; Ilaria Bonacossa, director of Artissima; Reem Fadda, curator, Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi; Candice Hopkins, senior curator, Toronto Biennial of Art; Isaac Julien, artist and director –  are:

  • Tree Identification for Beginners (2017) by Yto Barrada presented by Adrienne Edwards;
  • Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death (2016) by Arthur Jafa presented by Tumelo Mosaka;
  • FRAGMENTS (2016-in progress) by Rayyane Tabet presented by Lorenzo Giusti.

The prize was assigned by the Art Committee chaired by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hanover, Caroline of Monaco, with vice-president Marie-Claude Beaud and artistic director Lorenzo Fusi.

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