Frieze Art Fair 2011: The Emdash Award Winner ~ Anahita Razmi

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artwork: Anahita Razmi - "China Girl" 2009 Photography, 90 x 60 cm. - The winner of the Emdash Award 2011 is the video and performance artist Anahita Razmi.


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Frieze Art Fair announces that the winner of the Emdash Award 2011 is the video and performance artist Anahita Razmi, who is based in Stuttgart. Razmi’s previous works have dealt with issues concerning identity and gender, employing objects with a national and cultural significance or citing the work of high-profile female artists. Her winning proposal combines both of these features of her work and was selected from over 550 applications by artists from all over the world. The shortlist included entries from Australia, Costa Rica, Croatia, France, Germany, India, Israel, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and the USA.