Frieze Writer’s Prize 2008
The winner of the annual international award to discover and promote new art critics has been announced
frieze writer’s prize 2008 is judged by Tate Triennial curator Nicolas Bourriaud, frieze co-editor Jennifer Higgie and Guardian critic Adrian Searle.
The winning entrant will be commissioned to write a review for the October issue of frieze and be awarded £2000. Two further awards of £500 will be made for outstanding entries.
The winner of this year’s writer’s prize is:
William Gass’s review of Milena Dragicevic, ‘OF ANTS’, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
Graham T. Beck’s review of Mike Nelson’s ‘A Psychic Vacuum’, The Old Essex Street Market, New York, USA and Conor Carville’s review of ‘Somnambular Existence’, Louise Bourgeois at the Tate Modern, London, UK
We would also like to highly commend the following writers:
Kate Forde, Tyler Friedman, Clay Lerner, J. MacNeill Miller, Chris Moore and Marianne Templeton