Adriano Pedrosa, Artistic Director at the globally renowned São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP), Brazil, has been appointed as the international judge for this year’s Walters Prize, the ninth iteration of New Zealand’s premier contemporary art prize.
In keeping with the historic format for the Walters Prize Award Programme, the judge will give a public address to audiences on his thoughts and expectations for contemporary art today. Pedrosa is an eminent Latin American writer and critic and internationally recognised for his curatorial work across significant biennial platforms, including São Paulo, San Diego/Tijuana (inSite) and Istanbul. He will announce the winning artist at the Walters Prize award dinner to be held on Friday 2 November 2018.
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