Artes Mundi 2
Taking place in 2006 the second edition, Artes Mundi 2, continued to celebrate visual culture from across the world. Nominations were received from more than 60 countries worldwide. Eight artists were shortlisted for the second Artes Mundi Prize.
Eija-Liisa Ahtila is a visual artist and film maker who produces photographs and video or film installations that fill and subvert gallery spaces.
The shortlist and prize for each edition are decided by an independent panel made up of international curators, directors, critics and artists
Artes Mundi 2 Selectors
Deepak Ananth, independent curator and lecturer in Art History at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Caen, France
Ivo Mesquita, Curator for Projeto Octógono, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil and Visting Professor, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York, USA
Artes Mundi 2 Judges
Paolo Colombo, Curator of MAXXI, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy
Thelma Golden, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Programs, The Studio Museum, Harlem, USA
Gerardo Mosquera, independent curator and art critic, based in Havana, Cuba
Jenni Spencer-Davies, Curator, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales