Daniel Crooks wins spot in Singapore art prize - Art Collector

Daniel Crooks, Static No. 12 (Seek stillness in motion), 2010. Single channel HD video, dimensions variable, 5 min 23 sec. Courtesy: the artist

4 October 2011 | Daniel Crooks is one of 15 artists selected for the 2011 APB Foundation Signature Art Prize, an annual prize run by the Singapore Art Museum with Asia Pacific Breweries.

Crooks’s video work
Static No. 12 (seek stillness in motion) manipulates footage of an elderly man practicing taichi, distorting reality and stretching his movements across the frame.

He was nominated by Alexie Glass-Kantor, the director of Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces in Melbourne.

This year 130 artworks were nominated for the prize, with the finalists selected by a judging panel including Fumio Nanjo, the director of Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum.

The finalists exhibition, which also includes work by Sheba Chhachhi, Kim Jongku and Yang Xinguang, will run from 11 November 2011 to 4 March 2012 at the Singapore Art Museum.

The winner will be announced on 17 November 2011 and will receive SGD 45,000.


Jane O'Sullivan


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