2007 Absa l’Atelier and Gerard Sekoto winners

The 2007 Absa l’Atelier prize was awarded to Pierre Fouché of Cape Town for his tapestry work ’The distance between us’.

This award includes a sojourn in Paris to study at the Cité Internationale des Arts for 6 months, as well as R100 000 pocket money, accommodation and free access to galleries and museums in Paris.

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Pierre Fouché with his work ’The distance between us’ that won the 2007 Absa l’Atelier Award
Photo: Alet Pretorius/BEELD

The Gerard Sekoto award for the most promising artist was won by Nina Barnett of Johannesburg. This award - sponsored by the French Embassy, the French Institute and the Alliance Francaise - will give her the chance to spend 3 months at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. This prize has a total value of R80 000 which includes pocket money, accommodation and free access to galleries and museums.

The 2006 winners of the Absa l’Atelier and Gerard Sekoto awards were respectively Ruth Sacks and Nomusa Makhubu.

publie le 25/03/2009

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