Nissan to host 4th edition of Nissan Art Award
Five emerging artists have been selected on May in Italy as finalists for the Nissan Art Award 2020, to be held next year to celebrate and promote contemporary Japanese art.
The fourth edition of the award exhibition will take place in July 2020 in Yokohama, Nissan’s hometown. It will be held simultaneously with the Yokohama Triennale, a renowned international exhibition of contemporary art.
The five finalists will create new artwork for the exhibition, where Nissan will announce the grand prize (Grand Prix) winner.
While Nissan organizes and sponsors the awards, Arts Initiative Tokyo directs and coordinates the program and curates the exhibition.
An international jury will select the Grand Prix winner, who will be announced during the exhibition.The winner will receive an award with a total value of 5 million yen, including the opportunity to practice at an artist residency overseas and disseminate their work internationally.
Visitors to the competition's exhibition can vote to help select the Audience Award winner.