Current Prizes

Taboo 2015

Taboo is an open call for artworks which spark thoughtful investigation on taboos. Curated by Galleria Poggiali & Forconi. Final exhibition and awards in two gallery spaces in Florence, Italy, 15-30 March 2016. 5,000 € prizes.

Art Rounds 2015

Art Rounds is a free, open call for projects on the theme of the city and oxygen, and a crowdfunding opportunity in Celeste Network and at Art Verona Fair for funds to create projects. Selections by Andrea Bruciati and Roberto Pasini.

Celeste Prize 2015

Celeste Prize 2015, 7th edition, 20,000 € prizes curated by Koyo Kouoh. Jury curators include Jörg Bader, Eva Barois De Caevel, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Miguel Lopez, Nicola Müllerschön, Aida Muluneh, Tobias Ostrander, Rasha Salti, Gloria Sensi, Gaia Tedone, David Teh. Awards and final exhibition in November, ex-Bazzi, Milan, Italy.

Deserting Reality 2015

Deserting Reality is a free, open call for artworks on the ways in which technology interfaces our relationship as human beings with the environment. Selections by Officina Temporanea, and exhibition in November at ex-Bazzi spaces, Milan.

Past Prizes

Visible White 2015

Monika Merva, Michela Paniak e Natalia Wiernik are the winners of Familydom, 4th edition of Visible White Photo Prize 2015 with their photography 'Doki, 'Draft Book' and 'The Protagonists'. Curated by Francesca Fabiani and Paul di Felice.

Celeste Prize 2014

This year's 6 winners were chosen on Saturday 15 November by the 43 finalist artists. To view the winning works follow the link 'Selections'. Celeste Prize 2014, 6th edition is curated by Elena Sorokina.

Visible White 2014

View winner and selected works.
Exhibition open until 16 June
Fondazione Studio Marangoni, Florence

Celeste Prize 2013

This year's winners were chosen
on Saturday 7 December in Rome
in the presence of the prize's
curator Ami Barak

Visible White 2013

3 Winning projects chosen by Marinella Paderni
Arkadia I, Victoria Ahrens
The Sicilian Family, Emilio Vavarella
Maria, Nathalie Dallies
Exhibition is open until 15 June

Celeste Prize 2012

We have this year's winners!
1-9 December, Centrale Montemartini, Rome
40 finalists vote € 20,000 prizes
Katya Garcia-Anton is curator of 4th Edition

Bop Decameron

A tribute by artists to Giovanni Boccaccio
Open call / Free entry
Initative by Centro Pecci, Prato, Italy
and the city of Certaldo
Entries by 27 May

The End

10 projects curated by Gean Moreno
Roberto Rovetta wins prize
Miami Beach Regional Library
Exhibition 5-8 December, ArtBaselMiami

Future Cities - Planning for the 90%

3 projects receive a special mention
Exhibition 27 August - 1 September
10 selected projects at Magazzini del Sale,
Punta dell Dogana, XIII Architecture Biennial, Venice

Visible White 2012

Winners: Ramirez, Fotoromanzo.it, Gobbi
10 photographic and video projects
Collective memory and perceptions of history
Prizes € 2,000, 15.05-12.06 fsmgallery, Florence, Italy

Celeste Prize 2011

11-13 novembre, The Invisible Dog

Mine - Explosion of Self

10 projects selected by Jacopo Perfetti
Superground, Art Kitchen, Milan, Italy
Exhibition 20 September - 5 October

Producing Censorship 2011

11-13 November, The Invisible Dog
15-29 September, Fabbrica Del Vapore

Expectations 2010

Celeste continues its annual investigations of relevant themes which affect artists and society.

Celeste Prize 2009

The 46 Celeste Prize 2009 finalist works were exhibited and performed at the Alte AEG Fabrik, Berlin, Germany

Dependtendency 2009

‘Dependtendency’, an exhibition of 10 works on the theme of cultural interdependence,  4-7 June 2009 on Isola della Certosa, Venice, during the 53rd Visual Arts Biennal of Venice.

Celeste Kunstpreis 2008

Celeste Kunstpreis 2008 exhibition of 60 finalist works from 1 to 27 April 2008, at the Patzenhofer Brauerei, Berlin, Germany