#1 The Contemporary Art Center – Skopje in 2002/2003, in collaboration with the Civil Society Foundation in New York, has established an annual award for best young artist in the Republic of Macedonia under 35.
#4 The award is to be annual. The process of awarding it consists of several phases:
– Selection of 4 finalists
– Group exhibition of the 4 artists in Skopje
– Residency in USA for the winner
#9 The method of the selection was divided in two phases:
– Nominations of artists, by renowned art critics in Macedonia
– Final Selection of the finalists, after the reviewing of the nominations by the Board for the award.
#13 The winner of the first prize receives a residency covering the travel and stay expenses to the International House in New York for 6 weeks.
The Contemporary Art Center is responsible for the preparation and organization of all domestic activities, whereas the Foundation for Civil Society is responsible for the residency in the USA.
The Jury (Oliver Musović, Hristijan Panev and Atanas Botev), decided to grant DENES 2007 award to Boris Petrovski for Distortions.