The largest arts prize in Ireland presents a snapshot of the most exciting and ambitious art practices from across the world.

Now in its third edition, MAC International is one of the few major art prizes in the UK, offering artists from around the world an opportunity to exhibit at the MAC in Belfast.

Chosen from more than 800 submissions the shortlist includes artists from Ireland, Italy, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Canada, USA, Palestine, Austria, France and Turkey, working across a range of mediums including photography, film, installation, sculpture and drawing.

The 13 shortlisted artists are Anca Benera & Arnold Estefan, Ali Cherri, Larissa Fassler, Nikolaus Gansterer, Invernomuto (Simone Bertuzzi & Simone Trabucchi), Ronan McCrea, Aisling O’Beirn, Vesna Pavlović, Renata Poljak, Larissa Sansour and Özge Topçu. Previous winners are Mairéad McClean (2014) and Jasmina Cibic (2016).


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