KATH FRIES WINS JAPAN FOUNDATION NEW ARTIST AWARD
Kath Fries wins Japan Foundation New Artist Award - Art Collector
|Installation view of Kath Fries' Grove. Courtesy: the artist and Japan Foundation, Sydney|
|29 November 2010 | Kath Fries has won the Japan Foundation New Artist Award for her exhibition Grove, which was presented at the Japan Foundation’s gallery in Sydney in September 2010.|
Her exhibition was inspired by the centuries-old Japanese fable, The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter. Following the concept, the Japan Foundation Gallery was transformed into an bamboo forest.
Fries was selected fro a field of three finalist entries by head judge John McDonald.
She receives a return flight to Tokyo.