The finalists in the $6O,OOO Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2O23 have been announced – congratulations to Maree Clarke, Kent Morris, Vipoo Srivilasa and Joy Zhou.
Supported by Major Patron, The Vera Moore Foundation, the $6O,OOO Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2O23 will be awarded to a Victorian sculptor, providing the winner with direct professional development opportunities.
Judges’ statement: “The Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture boasts an impressive history showcasing experimental excellence in the field of sculpture. Each iteration of the Prize has redefined the possibilities for public art…The finalists demonstrate a diversity of practices across sculptural forms, including working with new media, sound, installation, natural materials and more. We were excited by their work in communities, collaborating with audiences and presenting work in the public realm. Their works each have the power to inspire, shift perspectives and engage people in new conversations.”
Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2O23
Main prize announced 15.11.2O23
Civic Choice Award announced 16.11.2O23
Image: Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2O23.