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Two Singapore artists among 15 vying for a $60,000 regional art prize

Published on Aug 27, 2014 5:01 PM
 
Two Singapore artists, Zhao Renhui (left) and Ho Tzu Nyen, are among those vying for the $60,000 grand prize in the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize. -- PHOTOS: ST FILE

Two Singapore artists, Zhao Renhui and Ho Tzu Nyen, are among those vying for the $60,000 grand prize in the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize.

Their works are among those of 15 artists short-listed for the prestigious regional art prize, which began in 2008 and takes place every three years.

Ho, 38, is in the running for his immersive video installation PYTHAGAROS (2013) while Zhao, 31, has been short-listed for his mixed media installation Eskimo Wolf Trap Often Quoted In Sermons (2013).

Other works on the short-list include the performance and mixed-media installation I'm A Ghost In My Own House (2012) by Indonesia's Melati Suryodarmo and a series of 21 lenticular prints titled Kahani Eik Shehr Ki (Story Of A City) (2012) by Pakistan's Farida Batool.

 
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