International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC)

Application Deadline: December 20, 2020

The Seventh Edition of the International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC 7) 2020, was open to candidates from anywhere in the world writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition held anywhere in world or, for the first time this year, on-line between 15 September 2019 and 20 December 2020. Candidates are invited to write a review of 1,500 words or 2,500 Chinese characters on any exhibition of contemporary art.

The First Prize will consist of a cash award of 10,000 Euros or the RMB equivalent of this amount (currently, around 80,000 RMB) and a fully funded short programme of visits and meetings in Shanghai or London. Each of the three Second Prizes will be awarded a cash prize of 3,500 Euros or the RMB equivalent of this amount (currently, around 30,000 RMB). The level of the Awards is pegged to a fixed amount in Euro, but international Award winners may choose to be paid either in Euro or in RMB at the official exchange rate on the day that the payment is affected.

The awards are open to all, there is no age limit and we welcome entries from individuals representing a wide range of backgrounds from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English.

Closing date for entries is 20 December 2020.

For further information please visit

School of Fine Art, Royal College of Art
Address: 20 Howie Street,
London, SW11 4AS
Tel: +44 (0)20 7590 4423

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