ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art
The world's only International Prize for Live Art
The ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art was awarded for the first time in Kuopio during ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival 2014, on 24th September. In December 2014, ANTI announced the continuation of the Prize. The future of the Prize is secured with the Saastamoinen Foundation, which generously supports it -
making the Prize one of the richest in the arts.
The world's only International Prize for Live Art is 30,000 euros, with the winning artist receiving a cash prize of 15,000 euros and the same amount in the form of a production grant for bringing a new work to
the ANTI Festival in the following year.
The 2017 winner of the Prize was announced
on 23rd September at ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival,
The winner of the year 2017 was chosen by a jury consisting of international art professionals. In the Chair is Fiona Winning, formerly the Head of Programming at Sydney Festival and currently co-designer of Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Arts’ landmark Master of Fine Arts
(Cultural Leadership) course.
Also on the panel are Lois Keidan (co-founder of the Live Art Development Agency, previously Director of Live Arts at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London) and Paris-based Taiwanese artist and curator, River Lin, who works extensively across the fields of performing and visual arts.