NAE OPEN SELECTION PANEL FOR 2023
Our Project Advocates and Selectors for the NAE Open 2023 are:
- Sebah Chaudhry, Curator & Creative Producer, UK
- Ismail Khokon, Socially Engaged Visual Artist, Nottingham
- Melanie Kidd, Curator & Head of Programmes at NAE
- Kim Thompson, Artist, Nottingham
NAE OPEN PRIZES FOR 2023
The prizes below will be announced on 15 July 2023 during the NAE Open 2023 Awards Ceremony.
The NAE Exhibition Prize
Awarded to an artist from the Global Ethnic Majority and including a commissioning grant, mentoring support with a future exhibition or performance held NAE in 2024/2025. Selected by the NAE team and an assembly of community and sector wide representatives.
The NAE Residency Prize
Awarded to an artist from the Global Ethnic Majority and including a future residency at NAE inclusive of financial support, provision of an artist’s studio space, and mentoring support from the team (to be held in 2024/2025). Selected by the NAE team and an assembly of community and sector wide representatives.
Cash award of £1,200. Selected by the NAE Open 2023 Selection Panel
The Primary Residency Prize
A two-week residency awarded to an artist from the Global Ethnic Majority living anywhere in the UK. Fee of £1000, access to a project space at Primary in 2023. Mentoring support, conversation with Primary’s artist community and the opportunity to present work to an audience. Selected by Colette Griffin, Artist Development Curator at Primary, and the wider Primary team.
The Nottingham Contemporary Live Art Prize
An artist development opportunity awarded to a practitioner working with performance or other forms of live art. The opportunity will be tailored, in conversation with the Nottingham Contemporary’s Live Programmes team, to the needs of the selected artist, but might include mentoring and advice, project development support, and access to rehearsal space in Nottingham Contemporary’s large-scale auditorium. Selected by the Nottingham Contemporary Live Programmes team.
The QUAD/FORMAT Photography Prize
A two-week residency for a lens-based media artist in QUAD’s dedicated Artist Studio space with mentoring and advice sessions with the QUAD/FORMAT curatorial team, and three monthly mentoring sessions thereafter. The prize winner will also get a chance to take over our QUAD Gallery Instagram account, to post work, texts and ideas. Selected by Peter Bonnell, QUAD Arts Programme Manager/ FORMAT Festival Director.
Read more about the NAE Open 2023