Artist Wang Bing was one of the winners of CHANEL Next Prize in 2021. The prize was founded as an important part of a larger initiative termed the CHANEL Culture Fund, established earlier this year.
CHANEL Next Prize is an international award to catalyse innovation across arts and culture. Developed to provide an emerging generation of creative risk-takers with resources to tackle ambitious new projects, the CHANEL Next Prize creates conditions for artists to experiment with visionary ideas, test new forms of artmaking and collaborate across disciplines.
Awarded biennially, artists are nominated anonymously by an advisory board of 25 arts and cultural leaders from around the world representing diverse disciplines ranging from film to the visual arts.The members of the 2021 jury were Cao Fei, Sir David Adjaye OBE and Tilda Swinton.