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Outset Award for Video Greenhouse Artist

Outset Contemporary Art Fund Israel is delighted to announce the Outset Award for Video Greenhouse Artist. In Fresh Paint 8, the award is given for the first time to an artist whose work is featured in the Video Greenhouse. The award is aimed at encouraging young independent artists, promoting video art making in Israel, and supporting new and challenging art.

This year’s award recipient is the artist Maya Smira, for her work Borderline (2014). The award includes a 10,000 NIS grant towards the production of new work that will be displayed within the following two years in a museum or a non-profit art venue in Israel or abroad.

The jury members were Sergio Edelstein – director of the Center for Contemporary Art, Orit Bulgaru – a curator, lecturer and art researcher, and Iris Rywkind Ben Zour – director of Outset Israel.

Outset contemporary Art Fund Israel is an Israeli Philanthropic organization, and a part of the global Outset Contemporary Art Fund.

Fresh Paint Art Fair takes place in Tel-Aviv on April 5-9, 2016.


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