Deadline: May 3, 2016

The FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards are a global initiative designed to recognise artistic talent in emerging-market nations. The winners in three categories – Art, Fiction, and Film – will be announced at an awards gala on September 26, 2016. Each winner will receive a $40,000 award, and two runners-up per category will receive $5,000. The Award will be atributed to an artist who is a national or passport holder of one of the eligible Africa and the Middle East countries. The artist may submit up to twelve works, created at any time since 1 September 2011.

The works can be, but not limited to, paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, installations or mixed media.
Submissions should be made in the form of high-quality digital photographs or videos (‘Work’).
Video format is only accepted for artworks, where video is a chosen medium or video serves as a recording of installations or performances. Please note the length of the video cannot exceed 20 mins including the opening and closing credits, if applicable.
Submissions from galleries and nominators on an artist’s behalf are welcome.

For more information click here.

To submit an entry click here.