October 2016 - Julián Fuks, 2016 – 2017 Literature protégé
As part of the Rolex Arts Initiative selection process, potential protégés are invited to submit a self-portrait by video. In this way, artists can express themselves freely.
As an author whose work has garnered nominations from several of Brazil’s top literary prizes and accolades from Granta, the prestigious magazine of new writing, Julián Fuks has gained recognition as one of the country’s most outstanding young writers. Currently also a critic and translator, Fuks was determined to become a writer from an early age. As part of the Rolex Arts Initiative selection process, he was invited to submit a self-portrait by video.