Recognizing and supporting emerging talent in visual arts
- Artist from South Asia ages 21-35 years (as of November 1, 2021).
- The grant has been extended to artists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
- Practice must fit the contemporary genre
- Format and media not a constraint.
- Illustrations, graphic design, photography, and decorative art are not within the mandate.
- Applicants must be at early stage of their career, either as a student or an emerging artist in the process of launching their career.
- Applicants must be individuals (or part of a collective) applying on their own behalf
DATE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 15, 2021
Jury will shortlist 20 applicants by November 15, 2021
Shortlisted artist will be required to send 3 physical works for review and grant show by December 15, 2021
External jury will evaluate and pick the 3 artists for the grant. External jury will be announced soon.
Final selection by January 15, 2022.
Grant categories –
Inception Grant – India (Rs 100,000),
Inception Grant – South Asia (Rs 50,000),
Inception Grant – Print (Rs 50,000)
Grant winners will have access to our mentors for a period of 12 months
We will attempt to place the Inception Grant Awardee at a residency of our choice