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Portrait of SAMSON YOUNG. Photo by Winnie Yeung / iMAGE28. Courtesy M+, Hong Kong.

On May 13, Samson Young won the inaugural M+ Sigg Prize in Hong Kong with his 12-channel sound-and-video installation Muted Situations #22: Muted Tchaikovsky’s 5th (2018), receiving HKD 500,000 (USD 64,500).

Abstract painter and writer Etel Adnan was named the international winner of the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize on May 19, sharing the honor and CAD 65,000 (USD 46,440) with author Sarah Riggs, who translated her winning book, Time (2019), from French to English.

On the same day, Sharjah Art

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