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The 2013 Prix Canson® Finalists

Virginia CHIHOTA (Zimbabwe), born in 1983. 

Virginia studied fine art at National Art Gallery Studios in Harare, Zimbabwe. Using engraving, painting, prints and silkscreen, she imposes a very strict discipline on the creation of her drawings.

 

Mathías DUVILLE (Argentina), born in 1974.  

Mathias studied the visual arts at Mar del Plata. His exploratory drawings on the themes of travel and history can be found in many collections. 

 

Emmanuel REGENT (France), born in 1978.  

Emmanuel is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His drawings emphasise the flow of images, its appearance or disappearance, taking such dimensions as spatial placement as his point of interest.

 

Alexander SCHELLOW (Germany), born in 1974. 

Alexander studied the visual arts at Berlin’s Arts University and the Glasgow School of Art. Since 1999 his drawing practice has centred on the performance and reconstruction of visual memory. It is manifested in various graphical domains, including works on paper, spatial installations and book publishing. 

 

Jorinde VOIGT (Germany), born in 1977. 

Following studies in literature and philosophy, Jorinde graduated from the Berlin Arts University and the Royal College of Arts in London. A draughtswoman, she creates traceries of feathery elegant lines like script.