Sharjah Art Foundation announces that Otobong Nkanga and Emeka Ogboh have been awarded the Sharjah Biennial 14 Prize for their collaborative project Aging Ruins Dreaming Only to Recall the Hard Chisel from the Past(2019). Artists Mohamed Bourouissa, Shezad Dawood, Phan Thảo Nguyên and Qiu Zhijie received special mentions.
This year’s jurors were Octavio Zaya, Homi Bhabha and Solange Farkas.
About the Sharjah Biennial Prize
The Sharjah Biennial Prize was established by Sharjah Biennial in 1993 and is now awarded by Sharjah Art Foundation. The honoured recipients are selected by a distinguished jury appointed by the foundation. The Sharjah Biennial Prize is given upon the jury’s discretion and can be granted to any number of artists.