Suzana Milevska winner of the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory 2012
Art historian, curator and theorist of visual art and culture Suzana Milevska from Skopje, Macedonia is the recipient of this year’s Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory. The award recognises outstanding cultural activities related to the Central and South Eastern European region. Additionally to the award three working grants were given to the Berlin based slavicist Sabine Hänsgen, art historian Klara Kemp-Welch from London and the European Roma Cultural Foundation based in Budapest. The award ceremony was held in Warsaw at the Zachęta National Gallery of Art on 16 November accompanied by a conference and presentation of the book Igor Zabel “Contemporary Art Theory”.
The Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory supports the work of art historians and theorists in Central and South Eastern Europe and highlights the notion of arts and culture, encouraging the production of cultural knowledge and exchange between ‘East’ and ‘West’. The laureate is selected by an international jury appointed by ERSTE Foundation. In 2012 the jury consists of the following members: Alenka Gregorič, curator (Ljubljana), Yuri Leiderman, artist (Berlin and Moscow) and Hanna Wróblewska, director of the Zachęta National Gallery of Art (Warsaw).
The award ceremony was held in Warsaw on Friday, 16 November 2012, accompanied by a conference and presentation of the book Igor Zabel “Contemporary Art Theory” at the Zachęta National Gallery of Art.
In 2012, in addition to the award of EUR 40.000 three working grants were awarded, two by the jury, one by the laureate.
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