Astria Suparak was nominated for the 2012 Independent Vision Curatorial Award, selected by a 15-member panel of distinguished international curators.
New York Observer, Gallerist NY
Sept. 7, 2012
Independent Curators International has announced the nominees for its 2012 Independent Vision Curatorial Award, a prize given biennially that rewards emerging and mid-career curators who have shown, in a recently curated project or exhibition, according to a released statement, “exceptional creativity and prescience in their exhibition-making, research and related writing.”
The nominees were selected by a 15-member panel of distinguished international curators, including Franklin Sirmans, chief curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Nancy Spector, chief curator of the Guggenheim; RoseLee Goldberg, founding director of Performa; Matthew Higgs, director and chief curator of White Columns; and Jens Hoffmann, director of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. The recipient of the award, who will also walk away with a $4,000 stipend, will be selected by Hans Ulrich Obrist, the director of international projects at the Serptentine Gallery in London.