Tracey Snelling has been awarded the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize, the annual juried award to recognize outstanding practice by contemporary artists.
“We’re thrilled to honor Tracey Snelling, whose practice has the capacity to connect with many communities around the world, and speaks about the turbulence of urban anxiety and the extenuating living conditions experimented by many,” says Moro, member of the jury. “In the midst of an art world which is increasingly sanitized, it’s fundamental to highlight the practices—like Snelling’s—that deal with these subjects from a generous and empathic point of view.”
Utilizing video, sound, and manipulation of size, I am not trying to replicate a place; rather I give my impression of a place, its people and their experience, and allow the viewer to extrapolate his or her own meaning. […]» Tracey Snelling
Her work “Lost Year Motel” was presented for the first time in the spaces of Studio la Città on the occasion of the exhibition La Musée 2, which ended on 21 November 2020.
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