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25 May 2016

Celeste Prize 2016

Celeste Prize 2016, 8th edition curated by Ellen Blumenstein
Celeste Network


Deadline 30 June 2016

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Applications are open for Celeste Prize 2016, discover what's new!

There's more prize money 23,000 €, and more artists will be invited to the final exhibition in London, The Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, 7-10 October.

Celeste Prize is an international contemporary arts prize which every year awards rewarding benefits to emerging and mid-career artists:

The deadline to enter artwork is 30th June 2016.

The jury
Ellen Blumenstein, director, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, is chief-curator of the prize and leads this year's super-jury of international art critics and curators:
Juliana Bardolim, writer and art critic, Moscow
Marc Bembekoff, director, La Halle des bouchers, Vienne
Sandro Droschl, director, Künstlerhaus Graz, Austria
Chris Fitzpatrick, director of Kunstverein München, Munich
Martin Germann, senior curator, SMAK, Ghent
Felix Hoffmann, curator, C/O Berlin Foundation, Berlin
Chiara Ianeselli, independent curator, Italy
Marianna Liosi, curator, Italy
Zane Onckule, programme director, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga
Barbara Piwowarska, independent curator, Warsaw
Alya Sebti, independent curator, Morocco
Moritz Wesseler, director, Kölnischen Kunstverein, Cologne

The 53 finalist artists themselves, chosen by the jury, will vote the prize money at the final exhibition in London.

23,000 € prizes
Project Prize 4,000 €
Painting & Drawing Prize 4,000 €
Photography & Digital Graphics Prize 4,000 €
Video & Animation Prize 4,000 €
Installation, Sculpture & Performance Prize 4,000 €
NEW Super-Young Prize 3,000 € (under-26 years)

Entry fees:
50 € for a single work
90 € for a project (up to 10 works)
30 € for a single work (in Super-Young, under-26 years)

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Celeste Prize 2016, 8th edition,
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