2nd October | TOM House
First run in 1993, the Competition aims to cultivate the next generation of artists
who are producing erotic artwork. The main criterion for entry is that the artist is
not already commercially selling work that portrays sexuality. The Grand Prize is an
original Tom of Finland drawing.
The contest was judged by a stellar group of 10 internationally renowned contemporary
artists: assume vivid astro focus (Eli Sudbrack and Christophe HamaidePierson),
Elmgreen & Dragset (Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset), Richard
Hawkins, Ryan Heffington, Bruce LaBruce, Helmut Lang, Linder and A.L. Steiner.
Photos by Benno Sebastian