Benesse Prize Makes Asian Debut at Singapore Biennale 2016.
The 11th edition of Benesse Prize will award an Asian artist from Singapore Biennale 2016. This is the first time that the Benesse Prize, awarded at Venice Biennale for the last 10 editions of which Cai Guoqiang and Olafur Eliasson were previous recipients, is presented in Asia.
Mr. Soichiro Fukutake was at the Singapore Art Museum to announce the 5 nominees :
Phannaphan Yodmanee (Thailand) Martha Atienza (Phlippines) Bui Cong Khanh (Vietnam) Ade Darmawan (Indonesia) Qiu zhijie (China)
Imagine the prospect of an Southeast Asian artist entering the collection !!! Result of the prize winner will be made in January.