16—19 January, 2020
Gillman Barracks, Singapore

Talk: Creativity and Competition

17 January 2020

17 January 2020

S.E.A. Focus, Gillman Barracks
Free admission with an entry ticket

2.30PM – 4.00PM

Art prizes, awards and sought-after residences are a highly visible facet of today’s contemporary art ecosystem. The result of the annual Turner Prize, for instance, is often both eagerly anticipated and vociferously contested. In an era when controversy and novelty increasingly characterise the crowded field of contemporary art, this panel asks: what is the role, significance and value of the art prize? What is the relevance of region-specific awards in a landscape of increasingly globalized art production and circulation? What might a different model, or a future without such accolades look like?