Artes Mundi an­nounces short­list

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Artes Mundi has an­nounced its short­list for the eighth edi­tion of the UK’s lead­ing bi­en­nial art prize, Artes Mundi 8. The bi­en­nial Cardiff-based prize, worth £40,000, will be awarded in Jan­uary 2019 fol­low­ing a four-month ex­hi­bi­tion. The short­list was se­lected from more than 450 nom­i­na­tions span­ning 86 coun­tries and in­cludes five of the world’s most cel­e­brated con­tem­po­rary artists, whose works ex­plore what it means to be hu­man. The short listed can­di­dates will take part in a ma­jor ex­hi­bi­tion run­ning from 27 Oc­to­ber 2018 to 24 Fe­bru­ary 2019 at Na­tional Mu­seum Cardiff.

Apichat­pong Weerasethakul, Power Boy (Mekong), 2011

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