Sep. 01 2016
C New Critics Award 2016

2016 C New Critics Award Winner

Justina Bohach:
Review of Katie Lyle and Shelby Wright’s, Movements for a Room, a live performance held on March 14th, 2016, in Jenine Marsh’s studio in Toronto. Published in C Magazine issue 131 (Autumn 2016)

The C New Critics Competition is designed to help develop and promote the work of emerging art critics. Writers must submit a review of an exhibition, performance, or site-specific intervention of 800 to 1,000 words in length, by Friday April 15, 2017.

The winner will receive $500 and editorial support in order to prepare their article for publication in C Magazine. The winner and runner-up will both receive a two-year subscription, and all other participants will receive a one-year subscription. subscription to C.

Participants are not restricted by age or citizenship. To be eligible, writers must have published no more than two exhibition reviews or one article in a magazine or journal. Writers are not disqualified for having written for personal blogs or student publications. One submission is allowed per person and must be sent as an email attachment, in MS Word to amishmorrell at cmagazine dot com. Mail or fax submissions will not be accepted.

2015 Competition Results

Magdalena Milosz
Review of Shirin Neshat: Soliloquy, exhibited at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON. Published in C Magazine issue 127 (Autumn 2015)

This year’s runner-up is Michael Eddy.

C Magazine would like to thank all those who submitted their writing to the competition, as well as members of the awards jury: Pan Wendt, curator at Confederation Centre of the Arts, Trish Kelly, Associate Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and Amish Morrell, Editor of C Magazine.