Altitude Threads

14 November - 12 December 2015

MON Art Foundation presents the Emerging Bolivian Artist Award exhibition featuring works by winner Liliana Zapata and finalists Jose Arispe and Jose Ballivian.

The Emerging Bolivian Artist Award was launched in January 2015 in collaboration with the Bolivian Embassy in London with support by The Falcone Foundation. This prize grants emerging artists in Bolivia the opportunity to showcase their work in London.

Over 200 applications were assessed by a jury panel, composed of Saatchi Gallery Senior Director Philly Adams and Flora Fairbairn as well as art practitioner and founder of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India, Shwetal Patel and Bolivian gallerist Mariano Ugalde of Salar Gallery in La Paz.

Selected works by Bolivia’s most important artists Sonia Falcone and Gaston Ugaldecomplete the showcase of the nation’s contemporary art culture.

Special thanks to the Bolivian Embassy in London, The Sonia Falcone Foundation, Agwa De Bolivia, Philly Adams, Flora Fairbairn, Seth Stein Architects, Fair & Co, Shwetal Petal and Mariano Ugalde.