Courtesy of Himali Singh Soin.
The London- and Delhi-based poet, artist, and filmmaker Himali Singh Soin is the recipient of the 2019 Frieze Artist Award. Soin will be commissioned to create a new work for Frieze London, which will take place from October 4 to October 6. This year marks the first time the award will focus on the medium of film.
“The Frieze Artist Award has pushed talented emerging artists with interdisciplinary practices to expand their ambitions outside of the commercial constraints of the art world,” said Diana Campbell Betancourt, the cocurator of Frieze Projects and the artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation. “With this significant new commission, Himali will also explore intriguing and urgent questions about environment, history, and myth.”
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