BUI CONG KHANH AND VANDY RATTANA SELECTED IN THE APB FOUNDATION 2011 SIGNATURE ART PRIZEVandy Rattana,Bui Cong Khanh30 Sep,2011|ARTIST'S NEWS

Out of the 130 nominated artworks, 15 have been selected by the jury panel as Finalists. Groundbreaking in their artistic insight and concept, technique and expression, they will be vying for the coveted Grand Prize, three Jurors' Choice Awards and the People's Choice Award.

Introducing the APB Foundation 2011 Signature Art Prize Finalists:

Aida Makoto, Ash Color Mountains
Bui Cong Khanh, The Past Moved
Chang Yoong Chia, The World is Flat
Chen Chieh-jen, Empire‚Äôs Borders I
Sheba Chhachhi,  The Water Diviner
Ay Tjoe Christine (in collaboration with Deden Sambas), Lama Sabakhtani #01
Daniel Crooks, Static No.12 (seek stillness in movement)
Kyungah Ham, Needling Whisper, Needle Country/Embroidery Project
Kim Jongku, Mobile Landscape
Michael Lee,  Second-Hand City
Imran Qureshi,  You who are my love and my life's enemy too
Vandy Rattana, Bomb Ponds
Greg Semu,  The Last Cannibal Supper 
Rodel Tapaya, Baston ni Kabunian, Bilang Pero di Mabilang (Cane of kabunian, numbered but cannot be counted)
Yang Xinguang, Thin

The artworks selected stand out in terms of strength of concept, and innovative use of medium, technique and material to bring the ideas to life. They display artistic insight and originality, while capturing the unique zeitgeist of their respective countries as well as what is distinctive about contemporary art in Asia Pacific.

All 15 Finalists' works will be presented in a special exhibition at SAM from 11 November 2011, where the judges will select the Grand Prize winner and three Jurors' Choice Award winners.
Members of the public are invited to participate in the Prize by voting online or at the exhibition for their favourite Finalist's artwork to win the People's Choice Award.

For details please visit Singapore Art Museum website.