Shortlist & Jury 2018

Shortlist 2018

Established by Australian artists Tristan Meecham and Bec Reid, All The Queens Men (ATQM) champion social equality celebrating diverse communities through creative actions, contemporary arts and socially engaged frameworks. Their work is presented globally at arts festivals and other cultural contexts. Read more ▸

Nic Green is an award-winning performance maker based in Glasgow, Scotland. Her work is varied in style and method, with forms often ‘found’ through collaborative and relational practices with people, place and material. Read more ▸

Jeanne van Heeswijk is an artist who facilitates the creation of dynamic and diversified public spaces in order to “radicalize the local.”  Her long-scale community-embedded projects question art’s autonomy by combining performative actions, discussions, and other forms of organising and pedagogy in order to assist communities to take control of their own futures. Read more ▸

Sonya Lindfors is a Helsinki based Finnish artist who works with choreography, facilitating, community organizing and education. She is the founding member and Artistic Director of UrbanApa, an inter-disciplinary and counter hegemonic arts community that offers a platform for new discourses and feminist art practices. Read more ▸

Shortlist & Jury 2018

Jury 2018

Jacques Rancière is one of the most significant and influential philosophers of our time. He is professor of philosophy at The European Graduate School and professor emeritus at the Université de Paris, VIII. Rancière is celebrated for his writing on aesthetics, education, politics, equality, emancipation, art and knowledge, among other topics.
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Eisa Jocson is a contemporary choreographer and dancer from the Philippines. Trained as a visual artist, with a background in ballet, she won her first pole-dancing competition in Manila in 2010. Her 3 solo works; Death of the Pole Dancer (2011), Macho Dancer (2013) and Host (2015) has toured extensively in major festivals worldwide, including Impulstanz, Vienna (2013), Noorderzon, Groningen (2013 & 2015), Tanz im August, Berlin (2013 & 2015), Read more ▸

Lois Keidan is the co-founder and co-director of the Live Art Development Agency (LADA), London. LADA is a centre for Live Art: a research and knowledge centre, a production centre for programmes and publications, and an online centre for experimentation and dissemination. Read more ▸