We are pleased to announce this year’s five winners of the 7th edition of Celeste Prize 2015, international prize for contemporary art which awards every year 20,000 € to emerging artists. Works and projects were voted by the 43 finalist artists themselves at a crowded exhibition on Saturday 14 November in Milan, Italy, in the presence of the chief-curator Koyo Kouoh and the jury.
We would like to thank chief-juror Koyo Kouoh and her jury colleagues, Jörg Bader, Eva Barois De Caevel, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Miguel Lopez, Nicola Müllerschön, Aida Muluneh, Tobias Ostrander, Rasha Salti, Gloria Sensi, Gaia Tedone and David Teh for the attention and patience in working through all submitted works, and for presenting us with such an exciting and timely selection of works.
Wuttin Chansataboot – The metamorphosis of Self and Identity in Digital Era
Painting and Drawing Prize:
Veronica de Giovanelli – If a clod be washed away by the sea
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize:
Andrea Cimatti – Illuminated love
Video & Animation Prize:
Borja Rodríguez Alonso – Google 02 – why
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize:
Andreas Lutz – Wutbürger
The 43 Finalists:
Elaine Byrne, Wuttin Chansataboot, Mary-Jane Opie.
PAINTING & DRAWING
Giovanni Bartolozzi, Gianfranco Basso, Veronica de Giovanelli, Erika Fabian, Katarzyna Ferworn-Horawa & Ewelina Mąkosa, Marieke Kruger, Alex Marco, Martin Robert Reed, Emanuele Sartori, Heryk Tomassini.
PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL GRAPHICS
Judi Altman, Katerina Belkina, Andrea Cimatti, Teri Havens, Matthew Humphreys, Lumazen, Franz Murtas, Mary Stuart, Caro Williams, Masakazu Yamashiro.
VIDEO & ANIMATION
Eden Auerbach Ofrat, Younes Baba-Ali, Elena Bellantoni, Daniel Nicolae Djamo, Maurizio Falcone, Mauro Falsini, Nadia Hotait & Laila Hotait, Shira Klasmer, Borja Rodríguez Alonso, Vicki Thornton.
INSTALLATION, SCULPTURE & PERFORMANCE
Silvia Fiorentino, Luisa Giannì, Jörg Christoph Grünert, Samnang Khvay, Jaewon Kim, Andreas Lutz, Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh, Parvaneh Rahimi, Vandy Rattana, Paola Sommaruga.
Celeste Prize 2015 finalists’ exhibition continues > 22 November at Ex-Bazzi, via Gaetano Crespi 24, Milan, Italy. Opening times: everyday from 3pm to 7pm.
For more information contact the Celeste team:
+39 0577 1521988