Absa l’Atelier and Gerard Sekoto award winners

The 2009 Absa l’Atelier prize was awarded to Stephen Rosin for his multimedia work entitled ’The devil makes his Christmas pie from politicians’ tongues and bankers’ fingers’. The Gerard Sekoto prize for the most promising artist was won by Nyaniso Lindi for his linocut called ’Tribute to Noria Mabasa’.

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Nyaniso Lindi with his winning work, ’Tribute to Noria Mabasa’

The Absa l’Atelier award includes a sojourn in Paris to study at the Cité Internationale des Arts for 6 months, as well as R110 000 pocket money, accommodation and free access to galleries and museums in Paris, courtesy of Absa bank.

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Stephen Rosin’s work which was awarded the 2009 Absa l’Atelier prize

The Gerard Sekoto award - sponsored by the French Embassy, the French Institute and the Alliance Française - will give Lindi the chance to spend 3 months at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, including accommodation and free access to galleries and museums.

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Nyaniso Lindi’s work which was awarded the 2009 Gerard Sekoto prize

2008 Absa l’Atelier and Gerard Sekoto award winners

2007 Absa l’Atelier and Gerard Sekoto award winners

publie le 17/09/2009

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