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The Cartier Award

The Cartier Award for emerging artists living outside the UK is a major initiative by Frieze Projects in collaboration with Gasworks and sponsored by Cartier.

Artists are invited to propose a new work to be realised at Frieze Art Fair, the work will be produced under the auspices of Frieze Projects. Projects may take the form of site-specific installation; performance; film; video or print work.

Applications to the Cartier Award have now closed.

The Cartier Award includes:

- A 3 month residency at Gasworks from August to October 2010 including 
accommodation, per diems and travel expenses 

- Project production costs of up to £10,000 

- An artist’s fee of £1,000

The Cartier Award selection committee 2010 was:

Roger Hiorns (Artist)
Grazia Quaroni (Curator, Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art) 

Catalina Lozano (Residencies Co-ordinator, Gasworks)
Sarah McCrory (Curator, Frieze Projects)

The Cartier Award is open to non UK based artists within five years of graduating from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, or under 30 years of age.

Gasworks is a contemporary arts organisation in South London housing 12 artists’ studios and presenting a programme of exhibitions, residencies, international fellowships and educational projects.

Cartier has a long-standing relationship with contemporary art. More than 20 years ago the company established the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris – a unique example of corporate patronage for contemporary art.

Cartier is the associate sponsor of Frieze Art Fair supporting Frieze Projects and the Cartier Award.




The Cartier Award, for emerging artists living outside the UK, was a major initiative in collaboration with Gasworks and sponsored by Cartier.

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