Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

Alberta Whittle Reset for Frieze Artist Award 2020

Frieze Artist Award / London / Art

A special spotlight tucked among Frieze London’s gallery sections is the Frieze Artist Award—an opportunity for emerging artists to debut ambitious commissions. This year’s winner, Alberta Whittle, was selected from a group of eight nominated artists. “Whittle’s winning proposal is a moving-image work that explores timely questions,” explains Frieze London’s artistic director, Eva Langret, “relating to personal healing and the cultivation of hope in hostile environments; be it the pandemic, colonialism, or xenophobia.” During this year’s Frieze week, Whittle’s winning video commission will be on view at Forma’s new cultural hub in South London. —E.C.

Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.