The 2016 Marcel Duchamp Prize at Centre Pompidou from 12th October to 30th January 2017

The Marcel Duchamp Prize is undergoing a major evolution in 2016. After 15 editions which have proven it to be one of the top benchmark national awards in the world, it is gaining new momentum thanks to an even stronger collaboration with the Centre Pompidou, the ADIAF’s partner ever since the prize’s creation.

“The evolution of our Prize’s format in 2016 pays tribute to the four finalists and will cast an even stronger spotlight on the French contemporary scene. This is a major turning point for the Marcel Duchamp Prize which is taking on a new dimension as well as being a great challenge for the nominated artists to meet.” Gilles Fuchs, President of the ADIAF

Inaugurated this autumn, the Marcel Duchamp Prize’s new format includes:
• A group show of the four nominated artists, and not solely for the winner as before.
• The show will be presented in the new Galerie 4 with a surface of 600m2, twice the space of the Prize’s previous exhibitions.
• The winner will be proclaimed in the Centre Pompidou during the week of the FIAC.
• The ADIAF will publish a catalogue of the marcel Duchamp Prize exhibition.
• The winner will receive a financial endowment of 35 000 euros from the ADIAF/em>

2016 SELECTION COMMITTEE:
Matthieu de BÉZENAC, Béatrice CHARON, Gilles FUCHS, Marie-Ange MOULONGUET, Jean-Bernard PONTHUS, Pierre PRADIÉ, Chantal SANGLIER, Daniel SCHILDGE, Akemi SHIRAHA, Colette TORNIER, Jean-Michel VERGÈS.

2016 INTERNATIONAL JURY:
Iwona BLAZWICK (United Kingdom), Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London Bernard BLISTÈNE (France), Director of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris manuel BORJA-VILLEL (Spain), Director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid Laurent DUmAs (France), Collector, President of Emerige Gilles fUCHS (France), Collector, President of the ADIAF Erika hOffmANN (Germany), Collector, Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin Akemi SHIRAhA (France-Japan), Representing the Marcel Duchamp association for the prize.

2016 REPORTERS :
Dr. Clémentine DELISS (Kader ATTIA), Exhibition Curator and Art Critic – Omar BERRADA (Yto BARRADA), Writer, Exhibition Curator, Director of Dar al-Ma’mûn (Marrakesh) – Jean de LOISY (Ulla von BRANDENBURG), President of the Palais de Tokyo, Paris – Roger MALBERT (Barthélémy TOGUO), Head of Hayward Touring, Hayward Gallery, London.

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