The world is changing more rapidly than ever before. A new global order poses unheard-of challenges to mankind. We can succeed only if we think different, in a new way, beyond the usual.
A great intellectual revolution is sweeping the globe. If it fails, mankind has little to hope for. However, we have some task forces that think and act different, in a new way, beyond the usual. They are pushing us forward. Alongside physicists, biologists, medical scientists and nanotechnologists, and often even ahead of them, contemporary artists are in the forefront.
Today, I believe one can see the most interesting and promising platoon of the artistic task force. They are the youngest among the best. Or the best among the youngest. They accept no limits set by "not allowed" or "impossible."
This is the principle of our prize: no limits but age.
Freedom. Equality. Creative support from the most renowned contemporary artists who are the patrons of the Prize.
This Prize is for those who do not separate art from their life. For those able and willing to create. With or without an art degree, recognized in academic circles or not, but with talent and ambition. Willing to dedicate their lives
I believe that our main prize will go to the best one. And that this Future Generation Art Prize will be only one of the first awards for a future great master, to be followed by many others.
I also believe that those not awarded a Prize today will not stop but will move on.
I believe none of them will leave us undisturbed and allow us to remain unchanged. Because that would mean to remain in the past.