The Tenth Edition of the International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC 10) 2024, is open to candidates from anywhere in the world writing in Chinese or English about any contemporary art exhibition held anywhere in world or on-line between 1 September 2023 and 31 August 2024. Candidates are invited to write a fresh, previously unpublished review of 1,500 words or 2,500 Chinese characters on any exhibition of contemporary art within a strict limit of plus or minus ten per cent.

The First Prize will consist of a cash award of 10,000 Euros (pre-tax) or the RMB equivalent of this amount (currently, around 80,000 RMB). Each of the three Second Prizes will be awarded a cash prize of 3,500 Euros (pre-tax) or the RMB equivalent of this amount (currently, around 30,000 RMB). Around 20 entries (10 in English, 10 in Chinese) will be selected by first-round juries in Shanghai and London and translated for the bilingual publication, Exhibition Reviews Annual 10, in 2025.

The objectivity of the selection process is underpinned, both by the recognised professionalism of the Chinese and English-speaking jury members and by the strict anonymity of the judging process. The members of the final, international jury for 2024 will comprise: Cristiana Collu, Italian museum director, independent curator, art historian and lecturer;DU Keke, Editor of Artforum China, writer and translator;Gerardo Mosquera, Independent curator, critic and writer based in Havana and Madrid;Małgorzata Kaźmierczak, International President of AICA, Ph.D. in History, art critic, independent curator and academic based in Kraków, Poland; YOU Mi, Professor of Art and Economies at the University of Kassel / documenta Institut.

The awards are open to all. There is no age limit and we welcome entries from individuals representing a wide range of backgrounds from anywhere in the world, writing in Chinese or English. All candidates are invited to log in to the official IAAC website,, enter the relevant details and upload their review and any accompanying images, up to a limit of three. They may then return to the site to add or alter information at any time up to the deadline for submissions.

Closing date for entries:15 September 2024