Premier international art publication The Art Newspaper China proudly announced the inaugural winners of The Art Newspaper Asia Prize, on the occasion of its first birthday.
There were ten prizes awarded in three categories: projects, organisations and private patrons of the year with China-India cultural exchange programme West Heavens winning in the project of the year category.
Chaitanya Sambrani, senior lecturer at Centre for Art History and Art Theory, has been an active contributor to the programme and was present at the award ceremony.
The ceremony was held on May 13, 2014 at Asia Society Hong Kong, on the evening before the opening of Art Basel Hong Kong.
The award has been founded to promote the communication and development of art and culture across Asia, and encourage the artistic research and exchange in the region.
Find out more at The Art Newspaper Asia Prize and West Heavens.
Pictured from left: Claire Hsu, Director, Asia Art Archive (presenter); Zheng Bo (artist and academic, HK); Chang Tsong-Zung (West Heavens Project Commissioner); Chaitanya Sambrani (Curator, Place.Time.Play: Contemporary Art from the West Heavens to the Middle Kingdom); Chen Yun (West Heavens Project Manager)