M+ announces the winner of the inaugural Sigg Prize and the recipient of the Sigg Fellowship for Chinese Art Research on 13 May 2020, at 3:00pm.

 

The winner of the Sigg Prize:
Samson Young,
with his installation Muted Situations #22: Muted Tchaikovsky’s 5th
Samson Young

The recipient of the Sigg Fellowship for Chinese Art Research:
Yang Zi,
for his research proposal ‘Diffused Religion and the Origins of the 1980s Avant-Garde of China’
Yang Zi

Read the press release for more information.

The online announcement of the inaugural Sigg Prize and the Sigg Fellowship for Chinese Art Research is sponsored by HUBLOT.

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For the inaugural edition of the Sigg Prize, co-chaired by Suhanya Raffel and Liu Li Anna, the members of the jury are Maria Balshaw (Director, Tate, United Kingdom), Bernard Blistène (Director, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris), Gong Yan (Director, Power Station of Art, Shanghai), Lai Hsiangling (curator, Taipei), Suhanya Raffel (Museum Director, M+, Hong Kong), Uli Sigg (collector and member of the M+ Board, Switzerland), and Xu Bing (artist, Beijing).

The members of the jury for the inaugural Sigg Fellowship for Chinese Art Research are Geremie R. Barmé (historian and Sinologist, Wellington), Pi Li (Sigg Senior Curator, Visual Art, M+, Hong Kong), and Pauline J. Yao (Lead Curator, Visual Art, M+, Hong Kong).