Rolls-Royce Dream Commission Awarded To Artist Sondra Perry

American artist Sondra Perry has been awarded Muse, the Rolls-Royce Art Programme’s flagship commission to create a new work on the subject of ‘dreams’. Sondra Perry is a moving-image artist who creates works exploring themes of race, identity, and technology.

Rolls-Royce Dream Commission Awarded To Sondra Perry

“It is with great pleasure that Muse, the Rolls-Royce Art Programme, awards Sondra Perry the first-ever Dream Commission, awarded to an artist working in the field of moving-image art. We are delighted to lead the charge in supporting this rapidly evolving and experimental art form. During the current global pandemic, Rolls-Royce is proud to have continued its support of the arts at a time when this is more vital than ever. On behalf of Rolls-Royce, my thanks go to the Fondation Beyeler and Serpentine for their continued support.”
Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

Rolls-Royce Dream Commission Awarded To Sondra Perry

American artist Sondra Perry has been awarded Muse, the Rolls-Royce Art Programme’s flagship commission to create a new work on the subject of ‘dreams’. Sondra Perry is a moving-image artist who creates works exploring themes of race, identity, and technology.

Working in partnership with two prestigious contemporary art institutions, Serpentine in London and Fondation Beyeler in Basel, the artist was selected by a jury of international art world figures.

Moving-image art includes experimental film, animation, augmented and virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. With the Dream Commission initiative, Rolls-Royce is at the forefront of this emerging movement, which not only adds a new dimension to the world of art but reflects truly modern and future-facing thinking within Rolls-Royce.

The award will be granted every two years, under the guidance of an international Jury of leading art world individuals. Rolls-Royce’s vision is to inspire greatness and this prestigious award seeks to foster creativity at a crucial time for the art industry.

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