The winners of the 2019 Prince Pierre Foundation awards have now been announced:
– Literary Prize
Linda Lê for her entire body of work
– Discovery Grant
Grégory Le Floch for Dans la forêt du hameau de Hardt (In the Forest of the Hamlet of Hardt), Editions de l’Ogre, 2019
– High School Pupils’ Favourite Choice
Aurélie Razimbaud for Une vie de pierres chaudes (A Life of Hot Stones), Albin Michel, August 2018
– Young Music Fans’ Favourite Choice
Jukka Tiensuu, for his work Teoton, a concerto for sheng and orchestra
– International Contemporary Art Prize
Arthur Jafa for his work Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death (2016)
This work, which was presented during the award ceremony, will be exhibited on Palazzo Madama in Turin from 1 to 13 November 2019, as part of the Artissima International Contemporary Art Fair.
– Prize for a Critical Essay on Contemporary Art
Anneka Lenssen, nominated by Nada Shabout, for her essay Abstraction of the Many? Finding Plenitude in Arab Painting.
– Principality Prize
Georges Didi-Huberman for the entirety of his philosophical work.
This prize is awarded jointly by Philosophical Encounters of Monaco and the Prince Pierre Foundation.